There are a number of scholarships available this week for small businesses ranging from $500 to $25,000. And some have different deadlines for July, so you’ll need to apply before the month is up. With the state of the economy as it is, you should always be on the lookout for grants to apply for.
Grants aim to provide immediate assistance with an infusion of cash to the small businesses they wish to support. Whether it is a public or private grant, as an entrepreneur you owe it to yourself to try and get these grants. Check out what’s available.
The scholarships with a July deadline include several options. This includes small incentive programs from local governments to corporate capital providers Antares, Bantera Bank and others. While all scholarships have a deadline, these have an application deadline of sometime in July, so keep an eye out for dates before applying.
The Latest Scholarships for Microenterprises and Women Owned by Business Small Business Grants are seeking funds up to $25,000. The grants come from local and state programs, as well as the Wells Fargo Foundation, Coos Economic Development Corporation, and others.
If you happen to be in Texas, there is $100,000 in grant money available to underrepresented business owners in the state. The grants range from $1,500 – $10,000 per company. Plus, it includes a guaranteed spot in one of Founders First’s accelerator programs to provide further business assistance and more.
In related news, the Senate has passed a bill to issue another round of COVID relief to help small businesses by making $6 billion available. The grants will provide the funds to hard-hit small businesses that could suffer significant losses in 2020 and 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is also a message from the SBA for small businesses affected by wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington. Although these are not grants, the loans offered by the SBA have a low interest rate (2.88%) and a long term (up to 30 years). If you are in those states, don’t pass up this opportunity.
Small Business News Feed – July 1, 2022
Here’s the rest of this week’s news feed:
Majority of consumers are now doing this to fight inflation costs
A new report has found that a significant number of consumers are turning to cheaper brands in response to rising costs.
5 tips to make your sales process recession proof
Small SaaS companies are once again facing challenging macroeconomic conditions. With the specter of a recession approaching, small business owners need to take steps to ensure they engage with their customers and future-proof their businesses. Achieving this goal is easier said than done.
New Dropbox Shop enables creators to sell digital assets
Dropbox has announced that individuals in the United States can now start using the new Dropbox Shop app to sell their digital content, such as art, plug-ins, and music.
Meta announces new ways for creators to monetize Facebook and Instagram
Meta recently announced that they are expanding the ways creators can make money on Facebook and Instagram. Meta announces new ways for creators to monetize Facebook and Instagram Meta also stated that they will extend their commitment to pay no fees for subscriptions, badges, paid online events and Bulletin for an additional year.
3 indicted for selling pirated phone system software worth $88 million
Three people have been charged with selling more than $88 million worth of stolen software licenses from Avaya Direct International related to a telephone system product called IP Office, which is used by thousands of companies around the world. The FBI conducted the investigation, which led to their charges of federal wire transfer fraud and money laundering.
Florida Police Officer Charged With EIDL Loan Fraud – See How He Would Have Used The Money
A Coral Springs, South Florida police officer has been indicted by a federal grand jury for fraudulently applying to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for an advance on Covid-19 aid and a low-interest loan.
Microsoft Says Viva Sales Will Redefine the Seller Experience
Microsoft recently launched the Viva Sales application, which they hope will redefine the seller experience while improving productivity.
Mastercard and Verizon launch new credit card for small businesses
Verizon has partnered with Mastercard to launch a small business credit card designed to create value for small business owners in the United States.
Spa owner pleads guilty to payroll tax fraud
A business owner in Brookville, New York, has pleaded guilty to intentionally failing to collect and pay labor taxes to the IRS. Spa owner pleads guilty to payroll tax fraud Court documents reveal that Sung Soo Chon, better known as Steve Chon, oversaw the day-to-day operations of two spas and their related companies.
Patrick Palmer on successfully starting a business in a small town
Many entrepreneurs dream of reaching millions with their product or service, but what if your customer base is only a few thousand? Patrick Palmer successfully runs his small business, The Computer Guy, in a town of less than 5,000 people.
TikTok says small businesses are flocking to the site
A new study has found that small businesses are making their home on TikTok and have quickly become a beloved part of the TikTok experience.
SBA Administrator Releases Statement on Roe v Wade . Chargeback
Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman said last week’s Supreme Court ruling overturning the 1973 Roe v Wade decision “would endanger the civil liberties of millions of women.
Do we really need to imitate superstar CEOs?
In our business world today, we honor many of our most financially successful business leaders with intense fervor. Think of all the makeshift memorials in Apple stores to Steve Jobs when he died. Look at the attention and respect that Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson demand.
Picsello promises to be revolutionary software for a photography company
A new all-in-one photography management software has been launched designed to help photographers manage, market and monetize their business. Picsello Promises to Be Revolutionary Software for a Photography Business Picsello is more than a software management platform as it provides intuitive business tools, data and coaching through its fully integrated platform.
10 Online Businesses for Sale in June
Because the economy is what it is, having multiple income streams is a great way to deal with record high inflation. And one of the best ways to do this is with an online business. With an online business, you can run your business from anywhere while gaining a global customer base.
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