Founders First CDC is awarding a total of $100,000 in FREE grants for 30 diverse-led businesses in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey area to help them grow and scale. Apply now before the deadline: June 13th, 2022!

As the leading non-profit business accelerator for diverse-led businesses in the U.S., Founders First CDC invites you to apply for a grant that you can use to grow your business. Grants are a great way for small businesses to receive access to the capital, curriculum and connections that drive expansion and profitable growth.   
 
Applying is easy
Just click here to start your grant application online.
 
Who’s eligible?
Companies located in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, 2-20 employees, annual revenue  $100K-$3M, and owner is as a person of color, woman, LGBTQIA+ or military veteran, or are located in a low-to-moderate income area. 
 
Where do the grants come from?
This program is funded by a $1 million grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, in conjunction with Founders First Capital Partners $9 million Series A financing to support underrepresented entrepreneurs.
 
Accelerator scholarships included.
Each grant includes a full tuition scholarship to one of our business accelerator programs to help you chart your growth path.
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