Meet the Winners

Get to know the winners of the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Businesses all over the U.S. compete each year for the FedEx Small Business Grant. Past winners have seen great success with FedEx, even before their big win. Learn more about these passionate entrepreneurs and see what they’re doing to make their businesses a success.


2015 winners

Hands working on leather goods

Grand Prize Winner: In Blue Handmade

This custom leather maker is already offering quality goods to their customers — and now they’re positioned to increase their capabilities.

Meet this year’s winner

Other winners

AnaOno — Philadelphia, PA

Fortified Bicycle — Boston, MA

Knerd Shop — Castle Rock, CO

Monsters In My Head — The WorryWoo Monsters — Jersey City, NJ

Nested Bean — Hudson, MA

NoWear Extreme Rider Apparel — Unadilla, NE

Paleo Treats — San Diego, CA

Shark Wheel — Lake Forest, CA


2014 winners

Fat Toad caramel

Grand Prize Winner: Fat Toad Farm

See how a small farm in Vermont began distributing their delectable goat’s milk caramel across the country.

See the sweet story

Other winners

A Real Treat Candy Boutique — Los Angeles, CA

Mushmina — Philadelphia, PA

Pig of the Month BBQ — Dayton, OH

Marked — Minneapolis, MN

A Little Bundle — Austin, TX

Dream Beard — Dallas, GA

Pi-bytes — Stone Mountain, GA

SARTONK — Union City, NJ

Teacher Lee Play-To-Learn Preschool — San Diego, CA


2013 Winners

Yarn from Darn Good Yarn

Grand Prize Winner: Darn Good Yarn

Learn how this yarn maker developed an international workforce and a successful online business.

Watch her weave her tale

Other winners

Catullo Prime Meats — Youngstown, OH

Gobie H2O — San Diego, CA

Project Night Night — San Francisco, CA

Built of Barnwood — Bay St. Louis, MS

Live Breathe Futbol — Philadelphia, PA

Humdinger Foods LLC — Hillsboro, OR

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