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Grants - Jan. 23 - Feb. 5, 2023


Grant #1 - Wise Guys XR Accelerator Program

Grow your startup and get funding. Startup Wise Guys is seeking applications for its XR Accelerator Program which is designed to equip startups that help to build the meta world with everything they need — to grow, reach maximum potential, and stay for the long haul. While the program comes with a fast-paced intensive setup, you will get to have one-on-ones with our mentors, coaches, and guest industry experts.

12+ Focus Areas. 4 Blueprints. Tailored Approach.

  • Sales & Traction Building

  • Pitch Training

  • Company Building

  • Future Proofing For Success

When: The program runs from February 13 (2023) to June 30 (2023). Deadline to apply: January 26, 2023.


Grant #2 - Big Lots Foundation Donation Requests for Nonprofits

Big Lots invests in partnerships that improve and enrich the lives of families and children. Support is provided in the form of monetary gifts, gift cards, and merchandise in-kind. Significant partnership projects and capital requests are by invitation only. Big Lots Foundation accepts requests for organizations affecting: Hunger, Housing, Healthcare, and Education


Grant #3 - The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Entry period opens January 31, 2023

Get ready for a chance to win $30K for your business! for more. 10 grand prize winners will each receive $30,000, plus:

  • $1,000 print credit at FedEx Office®

  • Access to FedEx Premier Customer Service

  • Sustainable Packaging Consultation

  • Digital Sales Consultation

  • 20% off SEO Monthly Plan with Higher Visibility

  • Mentor matching with Entrepreneurs' Organization, and much more!

Plus, one U.S. Veteran winner of the 10 grand prize winners will get a