Attention small business owners, FedEx’s annual grant competition is underway and $50,000 is on the line.

Since 2013, FedEx has been awarding entrepreneurs with hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants to kickstart their businesses. Business owners who have been operating for at least six months are encouraged to apply at  with their business name, FedEx account number, address, elevator pitch, and of course a very compelling story about their business.  How did you get started? What’s special about your product?

It’s also recommended you make a one-minute video describing your business and purpose. This will help in the long run.

The entry period ends on March 2nd and soon after, voting begins. Share your entry with your fans to increase your odds of getting noticed. You and your fans can vote once every 24 hours through March 8.


The grand prize winner receives a $50,000 grant plus $7,500 in FedEx print and business services. One second-place winner will receive $30,000 and $5,000 in FedEx Office services. Ten third-place winners will receive $15,000 and $1,000 in FedEx Office services.

Good luck! Enter Here!