The FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund

In partnership with Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network(GEN), FedEx has launched the second round of the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund to support entrepreneurs in the United States by providing them with $300,000 in grants and educational resources. This program is designed to offer entrepreneurs the necessary funding, resources, and networks to enhance the success of their businesses.

Through the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund, thirty (30) grants of $10,000 each will be awarded to entrepreneurs who have a connection to the military and/or entrepreneurs with disabilities.

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Who's eligible?

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 personnel, or veterans

Other eligibility criteria includes:

  • Maximum of twenty-five (25) employees
  • Annual gross revenues in 2022 of less than $7 million
  • Demonstrated need for funding to support business and serve customers
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Want the fine print? Read the terms and conditions.

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Application Timeline

The FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund will accept applications from August 28, 2023 to October 6, 2023 at 6pm ET. 
Applications will be reviewed by a committee in accordance with the review criteria outlined in the terms and conditions. Recipients will be notified by email and publicly announced in early November 2023.

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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 small business owners with disabilities gain access to the funding, resources, and networks they need to help their businesses succeed.

Celebrate Their Success

Announcing the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund Grant Recipients

Hello Alice and FedEx are pleased to announce the recipients of the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund grant program, who will each receive $10,000 to support their business owned by military-connected entrepreneurs and/or people with disabilities.

Review the full list of recipients below, and visit the Small Business Funding Center to find more grant opportunities and lending options.