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Mission Main Street Grants

USPAACC is excited to support Mission Main Street Grants®. Each year Chase is awarding 20 grants of $100,000 to small businesses across America. We are looking for businesses that have big plans. To apply, you are asked to complete the Grant Application and receive at least 250 votes from your fans, customers, family and/or friends. In addition, you will have access to a special offer from the Premier Sponsor, LinkedIn and powerful business tools. The application due date for 2015 has passed. Please be on the lookout for more information on available grants in May of 2016.

A for-profit business that has been engaged in the current business activity for at least two consecutive years and has less than 100 year-round, full-time employees is eligible to apply. Businesses must receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant. Please visit the Program Rules for all eligibility requirements.

Mission Main Street Grants Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Which small businesses are eligible to apply for a grant?

Any for-profit business that has been engaged in the current business activity for two consecutive years and has less than 100 year- round, full-time employees is eligible to apply. Visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com for full eligibility requirements.

How is a small business supposed to get 250 votes?

Participating businesses are encouraged to use the downloadable Social Media Toolkit to help rally support and get the 250 votes needed to be eligible for a grant. Visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com for full eligibility requirements.

How do consumers vote?

Anyone can show support by voting using their Facebook account.

How are grant recipients selected?

Applications from eligible businesses with at least 250 votes by the end of the voting period will be reviewed based on criteria such as, feasible growth plan, positive impact on local/relevant community, creativity and passion for the business. Finalists’ applications will be reviewed by expert panelists using the same criteria.

When will the grant recipients be announced?

Grant recipients will be announced at www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com in mid-September 2015.

How can I resolve technical difficulties?

Please visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com/contactus.

Where can I get more information?

Please visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com to learn more.