Support our work and engage directly with North Carolina startups.
NC IDEA ENGAGE supports individuals and organizations to facilitate activity that brings like-minded folks together.
An ambitious goal to embolden the power of entrepreneurial thinking through the deployment of Ice House.
NC IDEA IS HIRING! We are seeking a Senior Director of Programs to join our team and lead our programmatic priorities and partnerships. Apply no later than January 28th for consideration.
Our work is based on a simple but powerful goal; foster economic development in North Carolina. Since 2006, NC IDEA has awarded grants to over 265 companies and hundreds of communities and partners from across the state with more than $14.7M+ in funding and tens of thousands of support programming hours.
Helping Entrepreneurs When They Need It Most
Strengthening Economic Opportunity for All Communities