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Fall Grant Deadline is Thursday, September 15, 2016

Grants are competitive and there is no guarantee of funding.

TMF has two core grant making areas for businesses that have been legally established for at least three years in Philadelphia: 

  • Business Stabilization grants up to $10,000 to help small businesses remain stable, viable and grow in the face of economic challenges or to respond to opportunities.  We do not make grants for working capital.  Grants must be spent by December 31, 2016.  Requirements, online application and PDF of application:
  • Business Loan Match grants up to $20,000 to match accredited government programs or bank loans at least dollar for dollar ($20,000 minimum loan matched by a $20,000 grant).  TMF does not make loans. Grants must be spent by August 31, 2016.  Requirements, online application and PDF of application:

Please contact us at  or call 215-399-1339 if you have any questions.  

The following deadline will be in February 2017.  



The Lemelson-MIT Program is searching for the most inventive undergraduate and graduate students to apply for the 2017 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize and your most inventive, entrepreneurial colleagues to be nominated for the 2017 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize!


Click Below for application links:

Refer a Student             or             Refer a Colleague


For more information, please visit our website at or contact The Lemelson-MIT Program at