Progressive® Driving Small Business Forward: $50K Grants

Applications are now open for the Progressive® Driving Small Business Forward grant program, in collaboration with Hello Alice

This year, Progressive is dedicating $1 million to award 20 deserving businesses with a $50,000 grant each. Grant recipients will also be invited to attend an exclusive 12-week virtual Boost Camp coaching program, designed to equip business owners with the tools and resources to help them achieve their growth objectives.

To qualify for the grant program, you must be an entrepreneur who is the leading executive of a business that meets the below business criteria:

  • Have 10 or fewer employees and less than $5M in annual gross revenue;
  • Be a for-profit business located and registered in one of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia; excluding U.S. Territories;
  • Have a demonstrated need for a qualifying commercial vehicle to run your business and a clear plan for growth as a result of this vehicle purchase;
  • Not be an independent contractor whose primary business is for a rideshare service such as Uber or Lyft, or third-party food delivery such as UberEats, DoorDash, PostMates, Grubhub, Instacart, etc;

No purchase necessary. 18+, U.S. only. For official rules and how to enter, see the Terms and Conditions and FAQs.

Application Timeline

The Progressive® Driving Small Business Forward grant program will accept applications from April 29, 2024 at 9 a.m. ET to June 14, 2024 at 6 p.m. ET.  Applications will be reviewed by a committee in accordance with the review criteria outlined in the official Terms and Conditions. Recipients will be notified by email and publicly announced in August 2024. 

About Progressive Commercial Insurance 

With over 50 years of experience, Progressive Commercial Insurance offers a full range of business insurance products featuring competitive rates and first-class service. They offer customized insurance solutions for both heavy and light commercial vehicles, as well as business insurance coverages including general liability and business owners policies, professional liability, workers’ compensation and more. Progressive is a Fortune 100 company and trusted by thousands of small business owners to protect their livelihood.

*Ranked as the No. 1 commercial auto insurer based on SNL Financial’s 2022 National Written Premium Data.

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