Business Stabilization Grants

Posted by Merchants Fund on August 1, 2016

Fall Grant Deadline: Thursday, September 15, 2016

The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund (TMF) is Thursday, September 15, 2016 (postmarked or completed online). Grants are competitive and there is no guarantee of funding. We have about $160,000 to dispense in this grant cycle.

TMF has two core grant making areas for businesses that have been legally established for at least three years in Philadelphia:

Business Stabilization grants up to $10,000 to help small businesses remain stable and viable and to grow in the face of economic challenges or respond to opportunities. TMF does not make grants for working capital. Grants must be spent by December 31, 2016. Requirements, online application, and PDF of application

Business Loan Match grants up to $20,000 to match accredited government programs or bank loans at least dollar for dollar ($20,000 minimum loan matched by a $20,000 grant). TMF does not make loans. Grants must be spent by August 31, 2016. Requirements, online application, and PDF of application

Please contact TMF at or call 215-399-1339 if you have any questions.

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