$5,000-$25,000 Grants for Your Small Business

When small businesses succeed, everyone benefits. In partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and with funding from Etsy and Progressive, the Small Business Growth Fund provides small business owners the capital they need to make their next move. Recipients will receive $5,000-$25,000 grants to accelerate their growth and achieve their goals in 2023.

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Eligible businesses must:

  • Be a for-profit business located and registered in one of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia
  • Have less than $1M in 2022 gross annual revenue
  • Have a commitment to their customers and community
  • Have a clear plan for how the funds will help them achieve a significant growth in 2023
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What to Expect When You Apply

  1. Sign up for a free Hello Alice account. You gain access to grants, financing, programs, resources, and a community of over one million entrepreneurs.
  2. Complete your Small Business Growth Fund application. It should take less than an hour to apply!
  3. Applications close April 21, 2023, at 6 p.m. ET. Our team will begin reviewing applications after this deadline. We plan to announce recipients by the end of May.

Still have questions? Read our FAQ

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Announcing the 2022 Small Business Growth Fund Grant Recipients

Hello Alice is excited to announce the new recipients of the Small Business Growth Fund, sponsored by Mastercard.


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Hello Alice awarded millions in grants to thousands of small businesses in 2022. In 2023, we plan to fund thousands more. Our mission is to help every American with an entrepreneurial spirit launch and grow their business.

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individual business and business support organizations were awarded grants in 2022

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in total, was awarded in 2022

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I'm so appreciative for Hello Alice and their commitment to supporting early-stage founders like myself. As a Black woman raising seed funding for a startup flower company, I can attest to how difficult it can be to get the resources necessary to grow an idea into a profitable enterprise."

Talia Boone
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