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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is designed for business owners with limited resources who are poised for growth. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to growing their business and creating jobs within their community.


Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be an owner or co-owner of a business
  • Business in operation for at least two years
  • Business has revenues of at least $150,000 in the most recent fiscal year
  • At least 4 employees (including the owner)

Applications are accepted nationally on a rolling basis year-round.

10,000 Small Businesses has reached over 8,600 small business owners. 67% of those businesses grew revenue within 6 months, 72% within 18 months, and 75% within 30 months. Learn more about the program’s impact in the 2019 Insights Report: Voices of Small Business In America.


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