This 17th of November is National Entrepreneurs Day – honoring the people who have built an empire from absolutely nothing. Radical inventions by brilliant minds have shaped the way we live today, not to mention our future.
There are many ways to celebrate this day. Attending local markets, supporting local businesses, or attending industry events are a great way to get in touch with what’s developing in your city. Thinking of a possible business idea? Start researching competing companies or similar businesses in your city and test out the possibility of success!
Don’t Miss Out on These 11 Grants for Startups and Entrepreneurs!
- Grants up to $10,000, and in-kind support is available to USA Black entrepreneurs to support equal opportunities in business.
- Female entrepreneurs who are mothers, may apply for a $1,000 grant to mitigate financial losses due to COVID-19.
- Black and Latinx female entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields can apply for grants to alleviate financial loss due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
- USA nonprofit entrepreneurs that serve the North American Jewish community, have the opportunity to participate in a mentoring and training program.
- Grants are available to USA veteran-owned businesses for a business development program.
- Program to provide self-employment training and mentoring are available to family members of eligible military veterans seeking to start a business.
- Women entrepreneurs may be eligible for up to a $500 grant for business development.
- An intensive business course opportunity is available to USA post-9/11 military veterans with disabilities seeking to initiate an entrepreneurial venture.
- Opportunity for USA high school students to participate in a competition for an innovative product or business development ideas. Winners will receive up to $1,500 in funds to start or expand a business or to develop a product.
- USA youth, ages 16 to 26, can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to pursue innovative ideas and projects.
- Fellowships are now open to USA women entrepreneurs to assist them in furthering their businesses.
Whether you know an entrepreneur and want to celebrate their accomplishments, or admire an industry leader for their work, help spread the word about #NationalEntrepreneursDay and why it’s a day we all can celebrate.