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 2019, NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM has awarded over $3 million to 25 partners.. Meet our NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM partners here.

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We believe that our mission is best achieved by working with partners around the state who share our ambition.

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Who Is Eligible?

NC IDEA ECOSYSTEM supports innovative and transformational ideas that can strengthen North Carolina’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Meet Our Partners

Meet our diverse group of partners throughout the state engaged in our mission and working alongside us to help entrepreneurs grow and succeed.

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