Small business grants can help businesses with various projects throughout the year. Currently, cities and organizations are operating programs to help businesses with everything from exterior upgrades to special events. Read on for a full list of small business grants with deadlines during October 2023.
Oakland, California and local organization Visit Oakland are teaming up to support small businesses and draw visitors back into the city. The new $400,000 grant program, Activate Oakland, will provide up to $20,000 to small businesses and organizations that want to create free events to draw crowds into the community. Eligible events can include everything from free exercise classes to pop-up retail shops. Businesses and organizations have until October 12 to apply.