Fast Break for Small Business gives back

Together with the NBA, WNBA, and NBA G League, we're supporting small businesses with $6 million in grants and services. When applications reopen, we'll be accepting them from small business owners across the country for $10,000 grants and free LegalZoom services.*

Los Angeles Sparks All-Star, Nneka Ogwumike, and ESPN's NBA Today Host, Malika Andrews, introduce Fast Break for Small Business.

$3 million in grants

$3 million

in grants

$3 million in services

$3 million

in services

5,000+ small businesses helped


small businesses helped

Los Angeles Sparks All-Star, Nneka Ogwumike, and ESPN's NBA Today Host, Malika Andrews, introduce Fast Break for Small Business.

We're on your team

2 million+

business formations

We can help you form an LLC or a corporation. Not sure which? Help me decide.


attorney consultations

Get help from an independent attorney, licensed in your state, so you're confident moving forward.


trademark applications

Let us help you build a powerful brand and defend against imitators.

Meet some previous grantees

Magic City Barber Shop

In the heart of Alabama's historic Civil Rights District, Magic City Barber Shop prides itself on its rich history of Black entrepreneurship and continued legacy of uplifting civil rights activists. Opened in 1930 and family-owned and operated since 1956, the Birmingham shop is now run by second-generation owner Percy Hornbuckle.

Mah Melanin

Mah Melanin is all about celebrating Black culture through uplifting imagery. Inspired by the lack of diverse decor available during the holidays, founder Ardean Miller-Marbley created gift wrap featuring a Black Santa. Since then, the Louisiana business has expanded to include t-shirts, home goods, and other items for year-round representation.

Majestic D'Vah

Georgia's Majestic D'Vah is dedicated to helping people find and showcase their inner D'Vah through beauty and wellness products, as well as clothing featuring their signature affirmations. Inspired by founder Mitzie Pattman's mother, Majestic D'Vah proves that self-care isn't just a trendy buzzword: it's a state of mind.
The game plan

Applications will reopen during the 2022-23 NBA season.

Our community partner, Accion Opportunity Fund, will be managing the application process for Fast Break for Small Business. If you applied for a grant by May 27, 2022, you'll hear back from us by early July 2022.

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Our community partner, Accion Opportunity Fund, is managing the application process. Grants are open to small businesses six months or older. Select "Apply now" to view the application, details, and FAQs. Please submit one application only. If you applied in 2021, you're welcome to apply again. And be sure to check back here and on social media for the latest info.
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