FedEx Launches Fifth Annual Small Business Grant Contest
The contest offers grants and services to 10 small businesses, distributing a collective prize pool of $120,500. The winners will also recieve an additioanl dollar amount in credit to use towards Fedez Office print and business services to help run their businesses. The award will include:
Grand prize: One (1) winner of $25,000, plus $7,500 in Fedex Office print and business services
Silver prize: One (1) winner of $15,000, plus $5,000 in Fedex Office print and business services
Bronze prize: Eight (8) winner of $7,500, plus $1,000 in Fedex Office print and business services
The contest is open to U.S.-based for-profit small businesses with fewer than 99 employees and operating for 6 months or more. To enter, participants must visit www.fedex.com/grantcontest and enter their contact information, write a short profile about their business and upload four photos of their business or product, including their logo. While not required, participants also have the option of submitting a 90-second “elevator speech” video to supplement their entry.
The contest period if open from February 21 to March 29, 2017, with voting to take place from March 1 to April 5, 2017. Following a judging period, winners will be announced on April 25, 2017 at www.fedex.com/grantcontest.