MICRO and SEED Grant Applications Open July 29th!

For The Ecosystem

grants & programs

We remain steadfast in our commitment to support business innovation and economic advancement throughout the state of North Carolina. Collectively, we have enormous opportunity to strengthen the state’s entrepreneurial support network, enriching the prospects for local entrepreneurs.

The power of an entrepreneurial mindset

NC IDEA MINDSET endeavors to bring the power of entrepreneurial thinking to everyone through deployment of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program.

Your activities engage communities

NC IDEA ENGAGE supports individuals and organizations by helping them offer programs, organize events and facilitate activity that brings like-minded folks together to celebrate and promote entrepreneurship.

Your work supports entrepreneurs

NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM funds organizations across the state that execute creative programs to support entrepreneurs and strengthen North Carolina as a national exemplar for entrepreneurship.