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Current Opportunities

eBay’s Up & Running Grant Program 

Will award 50 eBay business sellers with grant packages of $10,000; Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2022

eBay has announced the launch of its third annual Up & Running Grants program, created to encourage and support U.S. small businesses with the resources they need to scale, grow and thrive online. Now open for nominations, eBay's 2022 Up & Running Grants will award $10,000 grants each to 50 small business sellers in the U.S. for business needs such as physical and digital store improvements, new equipment and inventory, technology, hiring and training to support their success. Recipients will also receive access to guided online learning content through the new eBay Academy, and direct training and coaching from expert sellers and small business growth advocates.

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • an existing eBay seller with an active listing in the past 6 months and with an “above standard” or “top rated” performance level.
  • OR a new eBay seller who joined the platform between June 1, 2021 and February 28, 2022.
  • For a full list of eligibility criteria, view the application site below.

Apply online:

The Comcast RISE Investment Fund 

Will award 100 small businesses owned by people of color or women with grants of $10,000; Application period: June 1-June 14, 2022

Comcast will award another $1 million in grants – $10,000 each – to 100 Twin Cities small businesses owned by people of color or women to help grow their businesses, create jobs, and play a vital role in supporting our communities. 

To qualify, grant applicants must have been in business for three or more years, employ a staff of between 1-25 employees, and operate in the seven-county Twin Cities metro. 

Application online:

  1. Heather Rand

    Community Development Director

  1. Community Development

    Physical Address
    8150 Barbara Avenue
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

    Phone: 651-450-2545
    Fax: 651-450-2502