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For the first time, FedEx is running a nationwide small business grant competition that will award $50,000 to six winners.  The first place winner will receive a grand prize of $25,000 to invest in their business.

Small businesses (less than 100 employees) may enter online at contest. Share your story and a company photo with FedEx, explaining why your business deserves the grant and how it would be invested.

Once submitted, your entry will create a Facebook page, allowing your friends to vote for your entry.  You may vote every day at until Nov. 24.  Winners will be chosen from the top 100 companies, based on the submitted story and number of votes collected by your business.