MACLYN presents:

sparking big change for small businesses

The Lightbox Grant is a 100% free, no-strings-attached package of marketing services awarded to one lucky (and deserving) small business each year. The winner of the grant will receive custom services provided by MACLYN’s team of marketing pros and tailored to the business’ needs.

Do you own a small business in the Chicagoland or Des Moines area that has plenty of potential, but needs some help reaching the next level? Click below to register now!

why are we doing this?

Because our world honestly wouldn’t be the same without small businesses.
Because they bring our communities together.
Because they create good jobs.
Because they make our economy go ’round.
Because small businesses are brave, bold and not afraid to disrupt.
Because MACLYN is a small business. And we work with small businesses all day, every day.
Because we know that being a small business can be really tough, especially when you’re just getting started.
Because a little help can make a world of difference.
Because we get it.

how it works

Step 1

Complete and submit the form below no later than September 12, 2022.


Step 2

Cross your fingers. Our team will review applicants and announce a winner by October 3, 2022.


Step 3

We’ll sit down with you, discuss your business goals, and determine which marketing services will bring you the most value. MACLYN is a full-service agency, which means we provide pretty much every marketing service you can imagine—brand building, package design, SEO, social media, web design… you name it. We will create a custom service package just for you.


Step 4

Our team of marketing pros will provide services for free, helping you grow your business and achieve your goals.

apply today

To apply for MACLYN’s Lightbox Grant, complete and submit the form below no later than September 12, 2022.