May is the month to celebrate small businesses, and three major marketplaces announced contests to show their support – eBay, Amazon, and Etsy – and some lucky sellers will walk away with big prizes.
eBay sellers have a chance of receiving $10,000 as part of the eBay Up & Running grants. eBay will give grants to 50 businesses and will also award them $500 stipends that can be used to purchase refurbished equipment on the eBay marketplace.
The eBay grant program was announced on May 1st, and small-business sellers have until June 9, 2023 to apply for a grant.
Businesses who use Amazon’s B2B platform have a chance of receiving between $15,000 and $25,000 as part of the Amazon Business Small Business Grants program. Ten businesses will receive $15,000 grants; 4 finalists will receive $20,000; and 1 grand prize winner will receive $25,000. All 15 businesses will receive additional…