How To Enter : To enter the Contest, participants (“Entrants”) are required to visit the Contest website located at fedex.com/grantcontest (the “Contest Site”) and submit an entry (the “Entry”) between January 6, 2014 and February 9, 2014.
Eligibility : The Contest is open to only legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who own a small business that is domiciled in the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia. In order to be considered an eligible “small business” for purposes of this Contest, the business must meet all of the following criteria:
Entrant/owner must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of Submission;
The business must be registered with the Secretary of State in the home state where the business is domiciled and must provide at least one of the following as proof:
Copy of valid Secretary of State Certificate;
Copy of valid Business License;
Copy of utility service or other recurring bill in the name of the small business, reflecting the street address of the small business;
Entrant/owner must be an authorized agent of the registered business;
The business must be in good standing as of the date of Submission and must remain so through the end of the Contest;
The business must have between 1-99 employees on its payroll.
Not a previous FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Grand Prize winner.
Timing : FedEx Small Business Grant Contest (the “Contest”) begins with the Submission Period that starts January 6, 2014 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (ET) and ends at the conclusion of the Judging Period on March 23, 2014 at 11:59:59PM ET.
Limit : One (1) entry per business owner (limited to one business per owner).
Prize (s) :
There will be a total of ten (10) Winners: one (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a U.S. $25,000 Grant in the form of a check; four (4) 1st Place Winners will each receive a U.S. $5,000 Grant in the form of a check; five (5) 2nd Place Winners will each receive a U.S. $1,000 Grant in the form of a check or gift card, to be determined by Sponsor. Total value of all Grants: $50,000 (each a “Grant” and together, the “Grants”).
Total ARV of all prizes : $50,000