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Grind & Design Academy

Recipients Will Receive:

One-on-One Strategy Session with  Business Expert: Felicity Swindell

A complimentary half-hour strategy session with a business expert (valued at $250) to help you strategize the best way to make the biggest impact on your business with the grant funds. 

One Year Membership in the Grind&Design Academy:

A safe and supportive space for underrepresented entrepreneurs to receive mentorship, build skills, and l  they need for business success.

Consideration for our Year-End Grant: 

You will automatically be considered for an additional

grant at the end of the year.

( Selected Winners Will Not Be RE- Entered ) 

$500 No-Strings-Attached Grant:

You do not need to repay these funds and you can use them however you want for your business. All we ask in return is that you announce your selection on social media and agree to be a guest on our live social platforms.

Felicitea Digital Lab x The Grind & Design Academy 
Offers grants for creative entrepreneurs to help Start, Grow, & Fund their Business.
Felicitea Digital Lab has awarded two $500 marketing grants to hand picked creative minority business owners twice a year— giving out
$6,000 in grants since the company began in 2016.

For the first time ever we are opening applications publicly  for creative entrepreneurs to pitch their brand and its vision to be selected for The Grind & Design Academy Grant to help Start, Grow, & Fund their Business. Each grant application session will be geared towards different demographics and entrepreneurial industries. Our $500 Grind & Design Academy Grant will  occur four times a year— giving out $2,000  in funding for small business' annually.


To be eligible for the ​Grind & Design Academy Grant 

This Round Of Applicant's Must :

  1. Must be following @felicity.swindell @feliciteadigitallab on instagram 

  2. Reside in the US

  3. 18+ years of age

  4. Have a minority-owned business that operates, in the arts, education, design, music or fashion industries. 



Complete Your Application Today

Congratulations and good luck you may now leave the site

Why is there a $20 Application Fee?

The application fee raises funds that will be used for providing larger grants for small business funding,
and for extending future networking

In addition All December applicants will receive a complimentary copy of our Vendors Library Ebook
  ( 48 Page Self Guided E-Book Designed for you to Use to find quality products from quality vendors for  your Brand.)

Which is also Valued at $120 so you definitely get your moneys worth.

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