Your work supports entrepreneurs

Our ECOSYSTEM grants reflect our commitment to strengthening the infrastructure for North Carolina’s entrepreneurs.

NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM provides grant funding to organizations that execute creative programs to support entrepreneurs. We believe that our commitment to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina is best achieved by working in partnership with others.

Launched in 2016, NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM has awarded over $3.4 million to 35 partners. Meet our NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM partners here.

Program Details

We believe our mission is best achieved by working with partners who share in our ambition.

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Who Is Eligible?

We support innovative and transformational ideas that can strengthen our entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Fall 2020 Application

Learn more about our current call for applications open through October 9th.

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