From growth to inventory, equipment, employee retention, technical assistance and more, this week’s grants appear to provide the funds that will help small businesses meet these challenges. So if you need to solve one of these or other problems, look for grants that are established for those specific problems. Check out this week’s list of scholarships available in the US
This private grant from Tito’s Handmade Vodka offers small businesses $25,000 to entrepreneurs who share the value of the business: “grit, love, kindness, family, meaning, and purpose.” All you need to qualify is have a small business in the US and be at least 21 years old. The deadline is June 30, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET.
A range of grants provide assistance from operational needs, rent, economic and personnel losses to technical support in cities and states across the country. The scholarships award anywhere from $1,000 to $50,000, so be sure to apply as soon as possible.
In related news, NASA has awarded $50 million in funding to hundreds of small businesses. Whether it’s NASA or any other government agency, make sure to always keep an eye out for these kinds of announcements. The US federal government has a mandate to award contracts to small businesses in the billions of dollars. This also includes funding to address specific issues.
Small Business News Feed – June 10, 2022
IRS raises standard mileage deduction for 2022 as gas prices rise
The seemingly never-ending rise in gas prices in the United States caused the IRS to raise its standard mileage deduction rate for 2022 on Thursday. The increase announced today will take effect from July 1 through the end of 2022. The new rate is 62.5 cents per mile for business use of a car. That’s 4 cents more than the 58.5 cents the IRS is paying back through June.
TikTok introduces live subscription feature for some creators
TikTok recently introduced a new LIVE Subscription feature that allows users to show their appreciation for their favorite LIVE creators. TikTok Introduces Live Subscription Feature to Some Creators Initially launched in May, the monthly subscription was available to invited-only creators, but it will be available globally in the coming months.
Job Creators Quest Grant Provides $100K to Small Businesses
There are only a few days left to apply for a Job Creators Quest Grant in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Job Creators Quest Grant Provides $100,000 to Small Businesses A total of $100,000 in grants will be distributed to 30 small businesses through cash prizes ranging between $1,500 and $10,000.
Social media ads boost sales for small businesses…but not all ads work
A recent consumer survey confirmed that ads influence their purchasing decisions, although not all ad types are successful. Social media ads boost sales for small businesses…
Is the new floating Taco Bell the fast food franchise of the future?
Fast food chain Taco Bell opened its first restaurant ‘Defy’. The new digitally controlled drive-thru restaurant prioritizes ordering via app. The two-story Taco Bell Defy restaurant concept opened June 7 in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.
Monique Johnson on virtual events to build your business
Since the pandemic, virtual events have evolved and really took off. As such, they provide benefits that can be used as a company to level the playing field against bigger players. In the episode Virtual Events to Build Your Business, Monique Johnson, founder of LIVE Video Lab and The MOV
These states have the best broadband coverage
Recent data analysis has shown that Rhode Island is the state with the best broadband coverage in the United States thanks to affordable costs combined with high speeds and broad coverage. These states have the best broadband coverage The survey conducted by Policy Advisor ranked states based on the cost of broadband, as well as available coverage and average download speeds.
Can Hollywood Compete With Netflix?
In 2013, Netflix broke the broadcast television format when they released all episodes for “House of Cards” at once instead of one episode a week. Especially in recent years, Netflix has become a fixture in the lives of so many people as we watched a lot of streaming programs during the COVID pandemic.
New study finds that this state has the most family businesses
A new study analyzing data from the US Census Bureau’s annual business survey has identified the states and metros with the highest percentage of family businesses. Which state has the most family businesses? The study was conducted by OnDeck with the analyzed data, which also included spouse-run companies.
11 Top Business Podcasts For Professionals (And Why They’re Worth Listening To)
For years, podcasts have been delivering high-quality content to business people around the world. Whether you’re looking for business advice, inspiring feedback, personal stories, or industry updates, there’s a podcast that’s right for you.
Costs rise, causing lunchtime inflation
The recent trend of “lunch inflation” has been confirmed by new research from payment provider Square. Cost increases driving lunchtime inflation The trend is causing problems for restaurant owners who are forced to raise their prices to cover increased costs.
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