Grants that provide funding 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  • Stabilize: recover from a specific deficit/challenge (e.g. replace a failing HVAC system, repair an outdated production space,  etc.)
  • Grow: take advantage of an opportunity to increase revenue or decrease expenses (e.g. purchase a piece of equipment that will improve productivity, improve the interior of the store, expand to wholesale/e-commerce, etc.)

Our grant cycle is currently closed. A grant cycle will open on May 1st, 2023 @ 9am EST.

Dates for grant cycles:

  • Winter – Applications open February 1st to February 28th. Grant decisions and disbursements made on March 31st. $65,000 available for this cycle.
  • Spring – Applications open May 1st to May 31st. Grant decisions and disbursements made on June 30th. $65,000 available for this cycle.
  • Summer – Applications open Aug 1st to August 31st. Grant decisions and disbursements made by September 29th. $65,000 available for this cycle.

For grant eligibility requirements please click HERE and drop down the first FAQ.

Click HERE for a quick 1 page reference sheet for an overview of our grants.

Click HERE for a .pdf reference of the application questions. *This is just for reference. Please submit application electronically*

To watch a video walkthrough of our application, please click HERE.

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 Program description box

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