Your activities engage communities.

Our ENGAGE grants support your efforts to bring like-minded folks together to celebrate and promote entrepreneurship.

Through NC IDEA ENGAGE, we help entrepreneurship advocates offer programs, pilot new initiatives and organize virtual and in-person events that bring people together to support entrepreneurial activity. Entrepreneurial ecosystems and economically strong and diverse communities go hand in hand.

The first NC IDEA ENGAGE grant was awarded in February 2017. Since then, NC IDEA has partnered with over 120 organizations and events throughout the state, benefitting thousands of entrepreneurs.

Program Details

NC IDEA ENGAGE supports individuals and organizations to facilitate activity that brings like-minded folks together.

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Eligibility Criteria

Individuals and organizations must meet certain criteria in order to be considered for NC IDEA ENGAGE.

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Meet Our Partners

Learn more about the organizations we have partnered with throughout the state.

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