Business Resource Round-Up for April 2023

April 18

Each month, we gather the best in small business resources and grant opportunities that support entrepreneurs.

Northeast-CO-Demystifying-Entrepreneurship-Pitch-Event-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesDemystifying Entrepreneurship Pitch Event

Are you a startup in Northeast Colorado? Compete for $20,000 in prize funds by pitching your business idea at the Northeast Colorado Demystifying Entrepreneurship Pitch Event. Apply by April 30.


Dell-Technology-Grant-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesDell Women's Entrepreneur Network Grant

Women entrepreneurs can get funding up to $40,000 in Dell technology through the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN). Apply by April 30.


Awesome-Foundation-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesAwesome Foundation

The Awesome Foundation distributes $1,000 grants each month, no strings attached, to projects and their creators. Learn more and apply.


FinImpact-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesFinimpact Women's Empowerment Business Grant 

Women-owned small businesses that have been operating for at least six months and have less than 99 employees can apply for grants up to $17,500. Apply by April 30.



Foundation-for-Finance-Planning-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesFoundation for Financial Planning Grants 

Community-based and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations can get grants up to $40,000 to connect volunteer financial planners to people in need. Apply by April 30.


Verizon-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesVerizon Small Business Digital-Ready Grant

Small businesses can become digital-ready with access to free courses, mentorship, peer networking, 1:1 expert coaching, and grant funding for $10,000. Apply by May 12.


2023-JMK-Innovation-Prize-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesJ.M.K. Innovation Prizes 

Nonprofit or mission-driven for-profit organizations can win $150,000 in support of transformative early-stage projects in the fields of the environment, heritage conservation, and social justice.  Apply by April 28.


Going-Green-Sustainability-in-Small-Business-DreamSpring-blog-post-SpringBoard-Good-Reads-&-ResourcesGoing Green: Sustainability in Small Business 

Incorporating sustainability practices into your business isn't just good for the environment — it can benefit your bottom line, too. From cost savings to improved brand reputation and increased customer loyalty, there are many benefits to prioritizing sustainability in your business. Learn more from DreamSpring’s latest blog post.