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Grant Opportunities

Current Grant Opportunities & Business Resources

April Skip Grants

This $1,000 grant is available to any small business in need of some extra funding. Application closes May 3rd, 2024. Apply here today!  

Spark Good Local Grants

Apply now and secure funding for your local business ranging from $250 to $5,000. Application period ends on July 15, 2024. Click here to apply.

Jobber Home Service Grant

The Jobber Home Service Grant is for business who provide home services. The grant applications take 5 minutes and is for $10,000. Click here to learn more and to apply. 

Fast Break for Small Business

This program provides business owners with the tools and resources they need to start and grow their businesses. The deadline is September 13th, 2024. Apply today for a chance to receive the $10,000 grant. 

SBIR and STTR Programs

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs enable small businesses to explore their technological potential and provide the incentive to profit from its commercialization. Apply today!

The Big Idea Grant

The Big Idea Grant is aimed at providing financial assistance to female entrepreneurs looking to invest in their business or idea. Each month, Yippity Doo will be giving out a $1,000 grant to a deserving woman who is seeking funding for her business or idea. Apply today.

T-Mobile Hometown Grant 

T-Mobile is investing $50,000 in projects that are ready to go and focus on technology upgrades, outdoor spaces, the arts, and community centers. This application closes on March 31st, 2024. Learn more and apply. 

The Freed Fellowship $2500 Small Business Grant

Small businesses who are looking for resources, mentorship, and the community they need to build successful companies that make an impact.  Learn more and apply today.

STEM Forward

The MEDC is matching up to $3,000 to employers who are hiring full-time STEM-focused interns and $1,500 to part-time. Learn more and apply today. 

Industry 4.0 Technology Implementation Grants 

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is providing a matching grant to small business manufacturers of up to $25,000 for qualifying Industry 4.0 technology related costs. To learn more and apply for this grant, please visit the MEDC's website. Please note: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, so businesses interested in applying should do so as soon as they are able.

Yelp Ad Credit

Yelp is offering a 300-dollar ad credit to businesses that join yelp. Go to Yelp for Business: Free and paid advertising solutions for more information.  

The American Dream Awards 

The American Dream Awards shine a spotlight on small businesses that epitomize the modern American Dream. If you become a recipient, you'll receive a package that comprises $1,000 in funding, access to a small business accelerator, media coverage and various other perks. Learn more and apply today.

Questions can be directed to the MMDC team at (989)772-2858.