Stephen L. Tadlock Veteran Business Grant

National Grant for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
A total of $25,000 for 25 Vetpreneurs nationwide

Our Why

Inspired by Founders First CEO, Kim Folsom’s brother, U.S. Navy veteran Stephen L. Tadlock, the $25,000 fund will make investments of $1000 each to 25 veterans who are running employer-based small businesses across the country.  

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What We Are Offering

$25,000 Fund For Veteran Businesses

The $25,000 fund will make investments to 25 Veteran business owners in the form of $1,000 micro grants.

Access To Resources

Join the Founders First family and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and gain exclusive access to webinars and other valuable resources.

How it Works

Eligibility Requirements

Pre-Register For The
2024 Stephen L. Tadlock Veteran Grant

Short Form - Steve Fund - Formstack
Please use your business email address.

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