NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards Thirteen NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM Grants to Partners Throughout State

September 20, 2018

Grants to Strengthen North Carolina’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystems DURHAM, NC – September 20, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is awarding thirteen grants, totaling over $1.5 million to organizations throughout the state that support the Foundation’s vision to empower…Read More

NC IDEA SEED

Twenty-Sixth NC IDEA SEED Grant Cycle Kicks-Off with Info Sessions throughout the State

August 8, 2018

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Seeking Applications from Innovative NC Startups Starting Aug. 20 DURHAM, NC – August 8, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization’s 26th NC IDEA SEED grant cycle will open on Aug. 20. The upcoming cycle will kick-off…Read More

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Announces Info Sessions and Application Deadlines for NC IDEA LABS

July 19, 2018

Organization Seeking Applications from Ambitious Entrepreneurs Starting July 30th DURHAM, NC – July 19, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization will begin accepting applications for NC IDEA LABS starting July 30th. The application window will kick-off with a…Read More

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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Accepting Applications for NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM Grant Program

June 27, 2018

Foundation Seeking Partners to Strengthen North Carolina’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystems DURHAM, NC – June 27, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is accepting proposals from organizations executing on innovative and transformational ideas strengthening North Carolina’s entrepreneurial ecosystems. Introduced in…Read More

NC IDEA SEED

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards $147,000 in Micro-Grants to Fifteen North Carolina Startups in Inaugural Pilot

June 21, 2018

Expansion of Long-Standing Grant Program Commits to Serving More Nascent Startups of Potential DURHAM, NC – June 21, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded over $147,000 in micro-grants to fifteen North Carolina startups in its inaugural…Read More

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NC IDEA FOUNDATION Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

June 19, 2018

Board Expansion Reflects Foundation’s Commitment to Broaden Reach Across the State DURHAM, NC – June 19, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors are Walter Frye,…Read More

NC IDEA SEED

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Awards Total of $300,000 to Seven North Carolina Startups

May 3, 2018

Grant Recipients Selected from Largest and Most Geographically Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool in Foundation’s History DURHAM, NC – May 3, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $300,000 in seed grants to seven North Carolina…Read More

NC IDEA SOAR

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects Eight Female-Led Startups for 2018 NC IDEA SOAR Cohort

April 23, 2018

Female Founders from Across State to Participate in NC IDEA’s Female-Focused Mentorship Program  DURHAM, NC – April 23, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected eight female-led startups from across the state for its 2018 NC IDEA…Read More