LaunchTN Announces Discover Entrepreneurship Grants Funding Opportunity

Nashville, Tenn., (August 28, 2017) – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) opened the application period today for the Discover Entrepreneurship Grant, a funding initiative that supports entrepreneurial programming for rural and underserved communities.

Applicants may apply for funding, licenses or partners to implement training programs for both youth and adult participants. Schools may apply for a curriculum license to implement entrepreneurial or technical education in the fall and spring semesters. Youth and adult organizations may apply for $10,000 to $25,000 to implement entrepreneurial programs that run between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018.

Applications are open August 28, 2017 through September 28, 2017. More information, as well as the application, is available at http://launchtn.org/discover-entrepreneurship-grants/.

LaunchTN will hold two telephonic info sessions for interested applicants on September 8, 2017 and September 14, 2017; email Entrepreneurship Director Brittany Burgess, brittany@launchtn.org, for details and to register.

The Discover Entrepreneurship Grant is a competitive application process and grantees will be selected by a review committee of LaunchTN staff and announced in October 2017.

About Launch Tennessee – Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership that fosters entrepreneurship, with the goal of making Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the country. Partnering with six regional Entrepreneur Centers, Launch Tennessee provides access to technology skills development, capital formation, entrepreneurial resources and more for high-growth startups. Visit LaunchTN.org to discover what makes Tennessee the best place for innovative tech companies.

 

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