Workbar’s Small
Business Grant Contest

Enter to win $5K + a FREE annual coworking membership

Enter to win $5K + a FREE annual coworking membership

Workbar’s Small
Business Grant Contest

Enter to win $5K + a FREE annual coworking membership

Enter to win $5K + a FREE annual coworking membership

Our way of giving back

We’re always inspired by the resilience of local businesses – but never more so than what we’ve seen over the last two years. In an effort to support the hardest-hit members of our local business community, we’re giving one minority-owned or operated Massachusetts small business a boost with a $5K grant and a free year of Workbar membership.

Applications Closed

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Inspire us with your story

After the challenges and curveballs of the last 18 months, we wanted to show our love to a local business that’s been affected by the pandemic. Share a little about your business through our simple form by 12/3 and stay tuned: We’ll be announcing our winner 12/20!

Applications Closed

Workbar’s Small Business Grant Contest

We’re giving away:

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One Grand Prize

$5,000 check made out to the business
1 year free coworking membership

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Two Runner-Up Prizes

3-months free coworking membership

Who can apply

For the purposes of this contest, eligible small businesses should meet the following criteria:

  • Is physically located in or services Massachusetts
  • Has been operating for at least 6 months
  • Has an annual revenue of one million dollars ($1,000,000) or less
  • Has 15 or fewer full-time or part-time employees
  • Is minority-owned or operated
  • Has faced challenges or setbacks during the pandemic
  • Applicant is the principal owner of the business

Applying is easy!

We promise: this will be the easiest Small Business Grant you’ve ever applied for! Simply fill out the form below, and share your story with our judges: Tell us what your business does and what you’d do with the prize money for your chance to win.

Applications Closed
*See full terms and conditions here.

Meet Our Judges

Our judging panel is made up of noteworthy entrepreneurs, business owners and Workbar’s own CEO.

Tips From Our Judges

Here are a few things to keep in mind when filling out your application:

  • We want to get to know you! Share details that bring the story of your company to life. Tell us what makes your business unique.
  • The pandemic has caused all of us to rethink the way we do business. We want to know how your business has made it through these difficult times and what you’ll do next.
  • Massachusetts is our home – and we love the businesses that make the Commonwealth such an amazing place to work. Tell us how your company serves our community.
  • We want this grant to really make a difference. Tell us how the prize money will go to good use for your business and the world at large.

But most of all, be yourself! Your business is a reflection of who you are. We can’t wait to read all about it!

Tips From Our Judges

Here are a few things to keep in mind when filling out your application:

  • We want to get to know you! Share details that bring the story of your company to life. Tell us what makes your business unique.
  • The pandemic has caused all of us to rethink the way we do business. We want to know how your business has made it through these difficult times and what you’ll do next.
  • Massachusetts is our home – and we love the businesses that make the Commonwealth such an amazing place to work. Tell us how your company serves our community.
  • We want this grant to really make a difference. Tell us how the prize money will go to good use for your business and the world at large.

But most of all, be yourself! Your business is a reflection of who you are. We can’t wait to read all about it!

Important details

Entries are accepted through 12/3/21. Voting closes 12/15/21 and the winner will be announced 12/20/21. Once you submit your grant contest application on the form above, you will receive an email to confirm your submission. You will be contacted if you are chosen into the final selection process. See full terms and conditions here. Good luck!