If you’re a small business looking for investment opportunities, check out the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. The application period is open until March 29th, 2017 with qualified companies being a ” U.S.-based for-profit small businesses with fewer than 99 employees and operating for six months or more. To enter, participants must visit http://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.”

This year, the contest will see a record in prize offerings with over $120,000 in total prizes. Last year’s Grand Prize winner went to “Ginjan Bros., a small business that develops and brings to market traditional African drinks, is run by two entrepreneurial brothers originally from West Africa”  In addition to cash, winners also receive FedEx Office credit for print and business services.

To find out more information, please check out http://www.fedex.com/grantcontest. I don’t have to emphasize the great opportunity involved with the FedEx Small Business Grant, but if you’re looking for funding options here is one for you. If you’re a small business, I’d  suggest signing up. What have you got to lose.

FedEx launches fifth annual Small Business Grant Contest