Grants Resources

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Take a deep dive into our Grants Directory. In partnership with Capital One, we have curated an extensive list of information and links to companies and programs dedicated to helping with the complexities of the world we live in today. With helpfulness in mind, this directory provides information on grants resources, and minority-owned businesses to support.

Provides emergency funding to those employed by or who own restaurants or bars, or are employed by a restaurant or bar supplier that have faced unforeseen expenses that cannot or will not be covered by insurance.

U.S. patent application for $5,000 towards a non-provisional U.S. patent application for selected applicant; must be a SMB or inventor that has been affected by COVID-19 crisis and have an impactful innovation.

Relief for service workers struggling amidst the coronavirus crisis.

The 2020 Minnesota Avenue Small Business Resilience Fund is a new initiative to help small businesses along the Minnesota Avenue commercial corridor prosper in place.

Kiva is a non-profit that expands access to capital for entrepreneurs around the world. More than 2.5 million people have raised over $1 billion on Kiva. Could you be next?

The Holli Fund offers grants of up to $750 each for individuals in the food service industry who are experiencing an economic crisis such as loss of income due to illness, injury, death of an immediate family member, coronavirus restrictions or other emergency.

Local businesses are the heartbeat of our communities. This program is designed to help our local business community double the impact of their marketing through a matching grant.

Hellman Foundation

The LAUNCH and GROWTH Grants are intended to support early-stage and mid-stage collaborations in Alameda County to: pilot new solutions and service models that have the potential to be scaled for broad impact, and to begin scaling proven solutions or service models that have the potential for broad impact.

Personalized directory for grants, organized by dates and areas of interest.

Micro-financing (loans) and essential capital to support Grameen's members who are low-income women entrepreneurs.

Google COVID-19 Relief Plan: $800+ million to support small businesses and crisis response

GoFundMe has partnered with Yelp, Intuit QuickBooks, GoDaddy, and to provide small business owners with the financial support and resources needed to continue running their businesses during and after the coronavirus crisis.

Free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines

Charles County Government has created the COVID-19 Business Relief Fund to help local businesses during this national crisis. Under this program, eligible businesses can apply for loans up to $5000 with deferred repayment.

The EIDL program is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. EIDL proceeds can be used to cover a wide array of working capital and normal operating expenses, such as continuation to health care benefits, rent, utilities, and fixed debt payments.

2020 Economic Development Commission: Small Business Sustainability micro-grant program

Grants for Baltimore small businesses

Grants for any artist in any discipline whose income has been impacted by COVID-19 related cancellations and closures.

Americans for the Arts Career Center connecting employers and employees in the arts field.