Grow your company with a grant for diverse-small businesses in Southern California.

$1 million in grant funding is available in Job Creators Quest Grants.


A total of $100,000 will be awarded to 30 businesses in Southern California.

The Founders First Job Creators Quest Grant is one of many ways small businesses can apply for the capital needed to grow. As part of our mission to provide continued education to founders, all grant recipients also receive a scholarship to one of our acclaimed accelerator programs.

Grant money can be used as growth capital to hire or rehire premium wage jobs.

Cash infusion can be used to purchase, fix or enhance equipment necessary to help manage growth challenges and scale for the future. 

The deadline to complete your application November 14, 2022.

Please visit the Grant FAQ page or contact us for more information.

How it Works


Eligibility Requirements to Qualify


Thank you for your interest in the SoCal Job Creators Quest Grant for diverse-led small businesses. 

Our grant applications are currently closed, please check back for future updates.

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