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Grant Updates - March 6 - 17, 2023

BGE Energizing Small Business Grants (2023, Round 1) (Maryland)

BGE is pledging $15 million to assist Maryland's small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. Eligible businesses located in BGE's service area can apply for BGE Energizing Small Business Grants of $20,000. This grant program is part of BGE's comprehensive Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Investment Plan, designed to help the state’s economic recovery from the pandemic.

Deadline: Mar 24, 2023 at 5:00pm CDT


California Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant

The program provides competitive micro grants of $2,500 to eligible microbusinesses impacted by COVID-19 and the related health and safety restrictions. This program will be implemented by County organizations or nonprofits working on their behalf.

For application details and updates specific to the program available in your county, please contact the organizations listed. Applications start February 14.

Deadline: Unknown


California Paid Family Leave Grant

Grants for small businesses in California with 1-100 employees who have at least one (1) employee utilizing California’s Paid Family Leave program (on or after June 1, 2022). Funding up to $2000.

Deadline: May 31, 2024


Central Council’s Rescue Small Business Relief program

Tribal citizens who are small business owners and have been impacted by COVID-19 are eligible to apply for up to $5,000. Funds to be used for business and/or recovery-related expenses.

Deadline: 4:00 PM (AKST) on December 29, 2023 or when 450 grants have been awarded.


Columbus, GA - ARP Small Business Grant Program

The City of Columbus ARP-Business Grant Program will assist small businesses in Columbus that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. NonProfit Grant Program: The City of Columbus ARP-Nonprofit Grant Program will assist Nonprofit organizations in Columbus that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: Open, nost listed


Colorado Business Foundations Technical Assistance Program

The Business Foundations Technical Assistance Program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves. The program provides 3 training sessions and a small reimbursable grant of up to $1,200 per business to help apply the training.

Deadline: 2nd round ends Jun. 30 2023


Conyers Georgia Small Business Grant

Eligible residents and businesses may apply for American Recovery Act Plans funds through the city of Conyers beginning Monday, January 3, 2022. Grants of $5,000.

Deadline: Open, not listed


County of Los Angeles’ Economic Opportunity Grant Program

LA County’s Department of Economic Opportunity offers more than $54 million in grants to the business and nonprofit community. Potential grantees may be awarded between $2,500 and $25,000 with Phase 1 starting on January 25, 2023, initially targeting microbusinesses with less than $50,000 in annual gross revenue.

Deadline: Phase 1 - January 25, 2023 - March 25, 2023 | Phase 2 - February 23, 2023 - May 20, 2023

Small Businesses: Grants of $20,000 for small businesses between $100,000 and $2 million in revenue in either 2019, 2020, or 2021 taxable year that are located and operating in the County of Los Angeles, excluding City of Los Angeles; must have started prior to December 30, 2021. Application closing May 20, 2023.


Detroit Pistons - SHOP313 RingCentral Grant

With the support of RingCentral, Amazon, and BELFOR, the Detroit Pistons will be recognizing six local businesses with a $10,000 grant throughout Michigan that support their local communities. On-court recognition at a Pistons game, and a feature on Pistons' social channels.

Deadlines: 3/13/23, and 3/22/23


Empire State Development Corp.’s COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program

Individual businesses in New York can apply for tax credits of up to $25,000, which may cover up to half of qualified, pandemic-related expenses. Qualifying expenses include supplies or upgrades related to health and safety, including disinfectants, new HVAC equipment, touchless kiosks, and outdoor-space expansions.

Deadline: March 31, 2023


Enhance Broomfield

The City and County of Broomfield, Colorado, is offering a one-time grant of up to $7,500 to eligible Broomfield businesses to help you adapt to the new normal brought about by COVID-19. Businesses must be located within the City and County of Broomfield and must have no less than 2 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, of which one must be non-related person, and no more than 25 employees.

Deadline: Open


Fort Bend, TX Small Business Grant

To qualify, you must be a Fort Bend business that has been operational since December 30, 2019 and prove a revenue decline of at least 25 percent from 2019 to 2020. Grants for $5000-$25,000.

Deadline: Open, not listed


Fort Worth, TX - Small Business Accessibility Grant

The AFWF SBA Grant supports small business owners, and their employees, with funds to offset or cover fees associated with accessibility, connectivity, and mobility, in advancing the business owner’s professional capacity, business awareness, regulatory compliance, or revenue potential. Up to $500 total per submission per applicant may be claimed. Individual businesses, and their assigns, are limited to $2,000 per year from the date of application.

Deadline: 15th each month