NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM

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

Featured News

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

NC IDEA SEED

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

NC IDEA SEED

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

NC IDEA FOUNDATION Selects 25 Semi-Finalists from Largest and Most Geographically Diverse NC IDEA SEED Applicant Pool in Foundation’s History

March 21, 2018

Semi-Finalists Seeking $50,000 Each in NC IDEA’s 25th SEED Grant Cycle  DURHAM, NC – March 21, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has selected 25 semi-finalists from the largest and most geographically diverse NC IDEA SEED applicant pool…Read More