Congratulations to the 15 Fall 2019 NC IDEA MICRO grant recipients!

Through small, project-based grants, NC IDEA MICRO awards funding up to $10,000 to young companies looking to validate and advance their idea. The program piloted in Spring 2018, was created as an expansion of the Foundation’s long-standing SEED grant program to provide funding to younger, promising startups not yet positioned for the Foundation’s traditional $50,000 grants.

These fifteen NC IDEA MICRO grant recipients were chosen after a three-month competitive application and selection process that drew 156 applications from across the state: