There’s nothing small about small business.

We empower, develop and invest in small business America.

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ALERT: To help businesses through the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Thryv Foundation will provide grants through its 2020 Small Business COVID-19 Program. Due to the large demand, applications are now closed.*

Small business owners need help building, running and growing their businesses.

8 million minority-owned businesses in the U.S.1

1/2 of small businesses don’t survive the first 5 years.2

25% of businesses struggle with getting the financing they need.3

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Our Mission

The Thryv Small Business Foundation (“Thryv Foundation”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which empowers, develops and invests in small businesses so they can be more successful, make better decisions and inspire a community.

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We provide education and training to small businesses through our Small Business Ambassador Program.


We work with woman-, veteran- and minority-owned businesses, along with student groups and vocational schools.


We offer experienced business advice and education around the country to promote entrepreneurship.

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It’s easy to get involved.

Apply for a grant.*

We’ll evaluate applications to help small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis.

We’ll connect with you regarding your application.

Can you help small businesses?

Donate today.