Grants for specific projects or assets used to stabilize or grow the business.

The grant is a one-time infusion of capital to help the business: 

  • Stabilize: To recover from a challenge like replacing a broken HVAC system or fixing an old production space
  • Grow: Buying equipment to increase production, upgrading the interior of the store, or expanding the business

Our grant cycle is currently closed. The next grant cycle will open up on March 1st, 2024 at 9am EST.

2024 Grant Cycle Dates:

  • Spring – Applications open from March 1st – March 31st. Grant decisions and disbursements made by April 30th.
  • Fall – Applications open from September 1st – September 30th. Grant decisions and disbursements made by October 31st.

Other Information:

Since the cycles are competitive, if you received a grant in the last 24 months* or have already applied in this current calendar year (regardless of funding decision), you are ineligible to apply. *Emergency Grants do not count*

Applicants should take the following steps to access the application: 

  • Navigate to TMF’s online grant portal
  • Click Create New Account, then log in (use existing username/password, if applicable)
  • Once logged in, click Apply at the top of the page
  • Click the blue Apply button in the top right of the TMF Stabilization Grant ProgramSummer Cycle description box
    • Applications will automatically save all progress. If you need to close it and finish later, there is no need to start a new application, simply login using your email and password you created and click “Edit Application” on your home screen. To submit your application, make sure all *required* information is completed and scroll down to the bottom of the application to click the blue SUBMIT button. You will receive an email confirmation once your application is submitted.

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