$5,000 Grants for Your Small Business

The Small Business Growth Fund provides the capital entrepreneurs need to make their next big move. Each recipient will receive a $5,000 grant, provided by Mastercard, to accelerate their growth and continue to help make 2022 the year of their small business.

Eligible businesses must:

  • Be a for-profit business
  • Have less than $1M in 2021 gross annual revenue
  • Have a commitment to their customers and community
  • Have a clear plan for use of funds
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What to Expect When You Apply

  1. Sign up for a free Hello Alice account. You get access to grants, financing, milestones, 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 October 14, 2022, at 6 p.m. ET. Our team will begin reviewing applications after this deadline. We plan to announce recipients by the end of November.

Still have questions? Read our FAQ

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About Hello Alice

Hello Alice is proud to continue the Year of Small Business movement to deliver the capital, connections, and consumer enthusiasm to help 3M small business owners thrive in 2022.

Reach Your Milestones

A Milestone on Hello Alice is a collection of key activities you need to complete in order to reach your business goals. Get step-by-step guidance tailored to your business today.

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Grants and Financing

From a grant to jazz up your online storefront to a loan to help you stock up on inventory, the Small Business Funding Center connects you with the capital you need to launch and grow your small business.

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Join Thousands of Hello Alice Grant Recipients

Hello Alice awarded millions in grants to thousands of small business in 2021 alone. This year, 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 2021

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in total, was awarded in 2021

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As a New Majority business owner, it is so validating and humbling to know that an organization like Hello Alice supports our mission. This grant will go towards our monthly operating expenses which has been challenging to keep up with since the Pandemic."

Kweighbaye Kotee
Founder, Bushwick Film Festival
Kweighbaye Kotee, Founder, Bushwick Film Festival