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2022 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest (United States)

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Application Deadline: February 28th

There’s no other business quite like yours.
And no other contest quite like this.

The 2022 FedEx® Small Business Grant Contest is now open.
And now is your chance to win one of these prizes.

Eligibility

In order to be considered an eligible “small business” for purposes of this Contest, the
business and/or owner must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Entrant/owner must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry
  • Entrant/owner must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry;
  • Entrant/owner must be an authorized agent of the registered business;
  • Business must be domiciled in the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry
  • The business has been in continuous operation selling a product or service for not less than six (6) months as of February 10, 2022
  • The business must be currently active, lawful, have all necessary and required licenses and registrations as required by the state(s) in which it operates;
  • The business must be in good standing as of the time of entry and must remain so through the end of the Contest;
  • The business must have a valid 9-digit FedEx shipping account number;
  • The business must have a shipping need for the business;
  • The business must have a printing need for the business;
  • The business must have no more than 99 employees on its payroll at the time of entry (sole proprietors are considered as an employee and part-time employees are included);
  • Neither the business itself nor any owner of nor any investor in the business may
    be:
    • a previous FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Winner;
    • ii. a past or current member of the FedEx Entrepreneur Advisory Board;
    • iii. in any way affiliated with a franchised, direct seller business, or
      independent consultant; or
    • iv. an authorized FedEx Ship Center location or any other reseller;
  • The primary purpose of the business must not be in competition with FedEx or any FedEx operating companies;
  • The business must not be under bankruptcy protection or have judicial liens or attachments

Application Procedure

Create a FedEx account.

To enter the contest, you’ll need a FedEx account. If you don’t have one, you can create a new account now.

Write a short profile of your company.

Tell us about your business and what makes you stand out from the competition. Why did you start this business? What does your company do? What do you do differently or better than your competitors? Are there any social causes that are important to your business? How would you use the winnings to enhance your business?

Upload your company logo along with some photos.

You’ll need a digital version of your current logo and several photos that best represent your business. Be sure your photos are formatted horizontally.

Create a video. (optional)

Make a two-minute elevator pitch video about your business. Be authentic and show us the things that make your business unique.

Review this example entry.

This will give you a good overview of what the contest entry entails.

Official Website: 2022 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest (United States)

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