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Grant Programs for Small Businesses

Facebook is offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 small businesses.

Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants to help small business owners.

Microsoft is providing six months of Office 365 tools for free to enable remote collaboration, file sharing and video conferencing.

Salesforce is partnering with Ureeka to offer eligible small businesses the opportunity to receive a $10,000 grant. Applications will open for Missouri on April 27.

SheaMoisture launched a $1 million fund to support entrepreneurs of color. Applications open April 8. 

Spanx Red Backpack fund is a $5 million fund targeting female entrepreneurs. Applications opened April 6.

Truist Financial has committed $2 million in grants for small businesses affected by COVID-19.

Verizon has donated $2.5 million to the national nonprofit Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). LISC is targeting grants up to $10,000 to entrepreneurs of color and women-owned businesses.

Yelp! announced $25 million in relief, primarily focused on independent local restaurants and nightlife businesses, in the form of waived advertising fees.