The FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund

The FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund, in collaboration with Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), will provide $10,000 grants to 30 small businesses owned by military-connected entrepreneurs and/or people with disabilities in the United States.

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Applications Are Now Open!

To be eligible, small businesses must be:

  • Majority (51%+) owned and operated by entrepreneur(s) with disabilities OR
  • Majority (51%+) owned and operated by military-connected entrepreneur(s) — includes military family members, military spouses, active duty, or veterans

Other eligibility criteria includes:

  • Maximum of twenty-five (25) employees
  • Annual gross revenues in 2021 of less than $7 million
  • Demonstrated need for funding to support business and serve customers

For full eligibility requirements, see the terms and conditions.

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Application Timeline

The FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund will accept applications from August 29 to October 7, 2022 at 6pm ET.

Applications will be reviewed by a committee in accordance with review criteria outlined in the terms and conditions. Recipients will be notified by email and publicly announced in early November 2022.

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About the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund

In 2022, FedEx launched a collaboration with Hello Alice to award $300,000 in grants and help military-connected entrepreneurs and/or small business owners with disabilities gain access to the funding, resources, and networks they need to help their businesses succeed.