Today, Facebook has announced it will be offering $100M in ad credits for over 30,000 small businesses to aid with the financial difficulties caused by COVID-19 and the economic shutdown that followed.

Read on to learn if your business is eligible, and for ways you can optimize your Facebook ad campaigns.

Facebook Ads for SMBs COVIF-19

WESFED is Committed to Supporting Small Businesses through COVID-19

At WESFED, we work closely with small businesses all over the US. So not only do we understand the need in our community, but also in other communities nationwide. Every community is facing the same struggles, so as we work to help our clients through this horrible situation, Facebook is looking to help as well.

Once you determine if your business is eligible, reach out to us and we can help you get your campaigns up and running!

Free Social Media Tools

We are offering free access to our Social Marketing Tool through the pandemic. The Express edition of our social marketing toolkit is completely free for small businesses and will allow you to schedule content across Facebook and Google to stay engaged with your audience. Send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Social Marketing Tool” to get yours!

We are also helping by providing access to our award-winning snapshot reporting tool — request yours and start improving your online presence right now!

How to Apply for Facebook Small Business Grants Program

All small businesses that are eligible for the Facebook Ads Grant can apply in 3 steps (direct from Facebook):

  • Step 1: Businesses located in an active grant distribution metro can begin the grant application.
  • Step 2: Submit one of the official proof of business documents.
  • Step 3: Describe how your businesses will use the grant to help your community.

What businesses are eligible for the Facebook Small Business Grant Program?

Facebook says it will “accept up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in more than 30 countries to receive the grant.” To be eligible to apply, a business must meet these requirements:

  • Be a for-profit company
  • Have between 2 and 50 employees
  • Have been in business for over a year
  • Have experienced challenges from COVID-19
  • Be in or near a location where Facebook operates

Learn more about the Facebook business grant and how to apply here.  👈

Are you eligible? Contact us and we can help you get your ads running and seen by your customers!