Apply now for the SB Works Small Business Challenge grant program.

Apply today for the Small Business Challenge.

SB Works is looking to fund a range of projects designed to help District small businesses become successful, sustainable members of the community in ways such as:


  • Growing your business and its reach
  • Helping you overcome a business obstacle
  • Fixing your building
  • Highlighting your community businesses

Apply for either direct services for your business, or ideas to improve the local business environment.


Eligibility: Business owners of viable, small, local businesses located in qualified DC areas. Results-oriented consultants, and visionary community members are also encouraged to apply.


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October 3, 2017
Request for Applications Released

October 30, 2017
Application Deadline

November 2, 2017
Award Recipients Announced

November 8, 2017
Recipient Recognition Event