COVID-19 Grants

Comcast, Sam’s Club and local community grants are being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


Comcast is committed to supporting small businesses who have been hit the hardest by the economic impact of the pandemic.If your business qualifies, you have the opportunity to receive marketing consultations, media placements, commercial creative production services, or technology services from Effectv and Comcast Business. All BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) small business owners are eligible to apply.

Apply here.

Southern Opportunity & Resilience Fund

To be eligible for a SOAR Fund loan, a small business must meet the requirements detailed below. Please note that the pre-application should be completed and submitted by the owner of the business with the largest ownership interest, and that all owners with more than 20% ownership will be required to attest to the information provided. 

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Fort Bend county COVID-19 Small Business Grant

The Fort Bend County Commissioners Court has approved a small business emergency grant program to assist businesses impacted by Covid-19.  Additional funds were approved April 27, 2021 to provide financial assistance to the small business community.  Registration Available Mon, May 17 2021 to Wed, Jun 30 2021

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Sam's Club Small Business Grant

Grants of up to $10,000 each to small business owners to help meet their most immediate needs. Eligible expenses include:

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Texas Small Business Emergency Micro-grant Source (TSBEMS)

Entrepreneurs who own businesses that meet the following criteria may apply for funds:

• Business has been open for at least 2 years and is currently open for business

Business is currently registered with the State of Texas

• Business has not previously received a micro-grant from TSBEMS

• Business has suffered some type of damage or loss beyond the owner’s control, which has presented the need for emergency funds in order to continue daily operations 

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Southern Smoke Emergency Relief Fund

Southern Smoke is a nonprofit 501c3 charitable foundation. Our Emergency Relief Program provides emergency funding to those employed by or own restaurants or bars or are employed by a restaurant or bar supplier that are faced unforeseen expenses that cannot or will not be covered by insurance. We stand with those in our community and are committed to “taking care of our own”. Please only apply if insurance is not providing you with compensation for your emergency.

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Hello Alice COVID-19 Grant

Apply for a COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant. Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus, as part of their broader mission to ensure Business for All. In addition to funding, grant recipients will receive ongoing support from the Hello Alice community.

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LiftFund COVID-19 Grant & Loans

LiftFund is ready to support small business during this time. They have collaborated with communities across our footprint to lift small businesses during these uncertain times. Avareity of grant progrmas are available. 

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Last update: May. 20, 2021.