The Alibaba.com Manifest Grants Program will provide $10,000 in cash grants + up to $5,000 in logistics support to 50 small businesses that have innovative product ideas and strategies. In addition, one grant recipient from the 50 winning businesses will be selected in February to receive additional funding and be featured at Alibaba.com’s next global event for having the most innovative product!
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be a registered business based in the United States
- Have a new or existing innovative physical product, currently on the market or expected to be viable within six months
For full eligibility requirements, see the terms and conditions.
The Alibaba.com Manifest Grants Program will be offering the following resources:
In partnership with Alibaba.com, Indiegogo, a crowdfunding platform, and AMZScout, a product research tool for selling on Amazon, are offering exclusive benefits for both grant applicants and recipients.
One recipient selected from the 50 winning businesses will have the opportunity to receive a 30-minute mentoring session from entrepreneur and TV personality from ABC’s Shark Tank, Daymond John.
The Alibaba.com Manifest Grants Program will accept applications from September 12, 2022, at 9 a.m. ET to October 31, 2022, at 6 p.m. ET.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee in accordance with the review criteria outlined in the terms and conditions. Recipients will be notified by email and publicly announced in mid-December 2022.