Fast Break for Small Business champions Black-owned businesses

This season, Fast Break for Small Business is focused on supporting and investing in Black-owned small businesses by awarding $10,000 grants and a free LegalZoom product or service valued up to $500.

Together with the NBA, WNBA, and NBA G League, we're investing $6 million in helping small businesses thrive.

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Grant Hill
Grant Hill

$3 million in grants

$3 million

in grants

$3 million in services

$3 million

in services

5,000+ small businesses helped


small businesses helped

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 are now open for the 2022-23 NBA season.

Our community partner, Accion Opportunity Fund, will be managing the application process for Fast Break for Small Business. Business owners who apply during this grant cycle will hear back from us by March 2023.

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