If you are a startup seeking an opportunity to win a business grant, apply for the Business Plan Competition for New York Startups. You can also check out the Eligibility Criteria for more information. Hurry and Apply before the deadline.

Sponsoring Agency: New York Public Library

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: January 31, 2022


The New York Public Library is proud to announce the 12th Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition for New York-based startup entrepreneurs. Entrants can win  $15,000 to start their business, as well as gain practical insights about starting and growing a business while using the comprehensive small business resources at NYPL’s Thomas Yoseloff Business Center.

Eligibility Criteria

The following recipients are eligible:

  • You must live in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island *
  • Your business must be in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island
  • All businesses must have ideas or business models in the start-up phase and have earned less than $10,000

Funding Information 

  • First Prize – $15,000
  • Runner-up – $7500

For more information, visit here.