• AAPISTRONG Proudly Unstoppable Fund

    $5,000 Grants Available Nationwide, application deadline September 10, 2021

    The National Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (National ACE) is committed to elevating and celebrating AAPI-owned small businesses. National ACE is proud to partner with UPS to invest in keeping AAPI-Owned small businesses moving forward*. COVID-19 has impacted small businesses across the U.S. & the minority small business community has been especially hard hit.

    *The application closes at 11:59PM on September 10, 2021.


    • Application Period: August 25 - September 10, 2021
    • Application Review: September 10 - 28 2021
    • Notification of Results: Week of September 27, 2021
    *Dates are subject to change.

    Eligibility Requirements
    • The business must be Asian American/Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian (AAPI) majority-owned (51% or more AAPI-owned).
    • The business must be based in the United States.
    • The business must currently be in operation.
    • The business operates in a maximum of three locations. 
    • The business is not part of a chain or franchise.
    • Business owner(s) must be willing to be interviewed for earned-media opportunities related to this grant.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When is the deadline for the application?
    The application closes at 11:59PM on September 10, 2021.

    Who is eligible to apply?
    Business owners whose businesses are at least 51% AAPI owned, based in the United States, currently in operation, operate in a maximum of three locations, are not part of a franchise, and willing to be interviewed for earned-media opportunities related to this grant are eligible. 

    How many winners are there?
    27 winners

    What is the amount of the grant?
    Each winner will receive $5,000.

    Who can I contact with any other questions?
    For grant-related questions, please contact info@nationalace.org.
    For technical assistance, please view the Submitter Resource Center or contact Submittable Customer Support.

    To apply and for more information, please click here.

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