Small Business
Grant Contest

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is coming soon! Enter starting February 19, 2019, for your chance to win.

Possibilities Start Here

What could $15,000, $30,000 or even $50,000 do for your small business? As we launch our 7th FedEx Small Business Grant Contest, we’re doubling our commitment to you by doubling the size of our 10 grants! That means twice the prize money totaling more than $220,000. Be sure to visit on February 19 to enter!

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Meet Last Year's Grant Contest Winners

From perishable shipping to foreign imports, our 2018 grant winners' stories inspire and educate. Learn more about these extraordinary businesses.

Meet the 2018 winners

Watch How Shark Wheel Used a FedEx Grant to Reinvent the Wheelchair

David Patrick and his company Shark Wheel literally reinvented the wheel. See how they used their FedEx small-business grant to produce a wheel that is poised to revolutionize the wheelchair industry.

Yellow Scope: Bringing Real Science to Girls

Scientists and moms Marcie Colledge and Kelly McCollum founded Yellow Scope to challenge the message that science is just for boys. Watch how these 2017 grant winners, with help from FedEx, deliver science kits designed to hook girls on science and build their confidence along the way.

2017 Grant Contest Winners

Meet the 2017 Grant Winners

The 2017 grant contest was our biggest ever, bringing in over 4,500 entries and record-level social media involvement. Learn more about the 10 remarkable winning businesses.

Meet our 2017 winners

See the 2016 Grant Winners

2016 Winners

Learn more about our 2016 winners — who they are, what they’re bringing to market and how they’re growing and managing their businesses.

Meet our 2016 winners

Small-Business Success Stories

Grant Winner In Blue Handmade

Read about the experiences of fellow small-business owners — we’ve collected stories, tips and plenty of other helpful resources from entrepreneurs like you who love following their dreams.

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What a Difference a Grant Makes

Past Grant Winners

Discover how three different past grant contest winners used their winnings to make a significant impact on the growth of their business.

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How to Capture Your Story on Video

Whether it’s for the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest or social media, you can capture your best self with these tips for making simple, high-quality videos on a smartphone.

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