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

The Small Business Growth Fund is back for the third and final round of 2023! 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 help accelerate their growth and achieve their goals.

We had another amazing group of recipients in round 2, and we know the momentum will continue with our final group of grantees this fall.

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Who's eligible?

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 milestone in the next year
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What to Expect:

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Sign up for a free Hello Alice account. You gain access to grants, financing, milestones, resources, and a community of over one million entrepreneurs.

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Complete your Small Business Growth Fund application. It should take less than an hour to apply!

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Applications close Friday, October 27, 2023, at 6 p.m. ET. Our team will begin reviewing applications after this deadline. We plan to announce recipients by the end of November. No purchase necessary. 18+. US only.

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Celebrate Their Success

Announcing the 2023 Round 3 Small Business Growth Fund Grant Recipients

Hello Alice is excited to announce the most recent recipients of the Small Business Growth Fund, funded by Etsy and Progressive, presented in partnership with GEN. Get to know the new recipients below.


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Hello Alice has awarded millions in grants to thousands of small businesses in the last two years. 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 grant funding was awarded in 2022

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Wow! Winning the Hello Alice Small Business Growth Fund is a major milestone for Made in Color! It means the world to us and signifies a giant leap forward in our mission to disrupt the creative industry and empower underrepresented talent. With this fund, we will supercharge our growth and impact by investing in sales, talent, and new technology.

Selena Davant
Made in Color
Selena Davant, Owner of Made in Color