National Association for the Self-Employed offers up to $4,000 in grants for businesses

NASE Growth Grants for entrepreneurs

Looking for a small business grant? The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) awards at least four NASE Growth Grants® every year.

Each business development grant is worth up to $4,000. Entrepreneurs can use NASE Growth Grants for expanding your facility, marketing and advertising, hiring and training staff, and other specific business needs. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis, so you can apply anytime!

Find grant eligibility and instructions to apply on the NASE Growth Grant website.

To be eligible for a NASE Growth Grant, you must:

  • Be a NASE Member in good standing
  • Demonstrate a specific need for the grant
  • Provide a details explanation of how your business would use the funds
  • Show how a grant would positively impact your business growth and success, and offer supporting documentation

The NASE offers several membership options, with basic annual memberships starting at $120 a year  plus discounts for Veterans and students. NASE membership details are available at See the full list of previous NASE Growth Grant recipients here.

Visit the NASE Growth Grant website for additional information.

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