Considering the situation the Indian Businesses are right now in Facebook has offered to support small businesses which are facing challenges due to COVID-19. As part of their commitment to small businesses, they have announced a USD $100 million grant programme to support up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in more than 30 countries including India. Applications for this program are now open in India.
Facebook invites to apply for a grant if your business meets the following eligibility requirements:
- Have experienced challenges from COVID-19
- Have between 2 and 50 employees as on January 1, 2020
- Have been in business for over a year
- Be a for-profit company
- Be located in or near Facebook India offices: New Delhi, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai
The application deadline in India is 11:59 PM on September 21, 2020
For more details, please visit the Facebook Small Business Grants Programme website.