The 2018 Small Business Grant Contest Is Open – Enter Now!

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Enter Today For Your Chance At $25,000 – It’s Easy!

Make this your year to take your business to the next level! Entering the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is an easy 4-step process that puts your business in the running for a share of $120,000 in FedEx grants and prizes. And don't forget to vote for your favorite business.

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David Patrick of Shark Wheel

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.

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Manvee Vaid of Terra Klay

A 2017 Grant Winner Shares How Easy Entering the Grant Contest Is

One of last year’s 10 grant contest winners, Manvee Vaid of Terra Klay, was convinced that entering the contest would be time-consuming – until she entered from her phone while sitting at her son’s swim meet. Watch Manvee tell her story.

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Voting tips from past finalists and winners

Voting Tips from Past Finalists and Winners

The grant contest is a great way to market your business to new and potential customers. See how these past finalists and winners raised awareness for their small business and got votes during the contest voting period.

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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 remarkable 10 winning businesses.

Meet our 2017 winners

Yellow Scope

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.

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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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