For Entrepreneurs

grants & programs

Whether you have an idea or have already launched your startup we deliver grants and programs to help you take that next leap or scale operations. By building trust and working closely with entrepreneurs, we strive to ensure greater impact and long-term sustainability for the companies we serve.

You have a great idea

NC IDEA LABS is an intensive program for founders developing an idea or product that needs validation through customer discovery.

You launched a startup

NC IDEA MICRO awards small, project-based grants to young companies looking to validate and advance their idea. 

You are looking to grow and scale

NC IDEA SEED offers early stage companies the critical funding they need to scale faster.