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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects 12 Finalists from Largest and Most Geographically Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool in Foundation’s History

April 12, 2018

Finalists Seeking $50,000 Each in NC IDEA’s 25th SEED Grant Cycle DURHAM, NC – April 12, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected 12 finalists from across the state from its largest and most geographically diverse NC…Read More

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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces NC IDEA SEED Micro-Grant Pilot Program

April 9, 2018

Foundation Expanding Long-Standing Grant Program to Serve More Promising Startups  DURHAM, NC – April 9, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today a Micro-Grant Pilot Program as an expansion of its long-standing NC IDEA SEED grant program. This Summer’s pilot will award…Read More

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