february, 2020

06feb6:00 pm8:00 pmNC IDEA Spring 2020 Grants Information Session (Charlotte)

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Event Details

VenturepriseĀ will be hostingĀ NC IDEA FOUNDATIONĀ at our quarterly Alumni eventĀ to provide an overview of NC IDEA FOUNDATION programming, specifically focusing on the upcoming Spring 2020 Grant cycle that support ambitious, growth-oriented companies: NC IDEA MICRO ($10,000) and NC IDEA SEED ($50,000).

The next part of the prep session will be interactive with direct feedback on what it means to submit a successful application for your venture. The session will provide tips and best practices for writing a successful grant application, covering the anatomy of the grant application with specifics on what the reviewers are looking for in each section. Eligibility requirements for NC IDEA MICRO and NC IDEA SEED will also be covered to provide you with a greater understanding of each opportunity and which one may be most appropriate and beneficial for you and your company.

**NC IDEA MICRO and NC IDEA SEED grant application open February 3, 2020 and close March 2, 2020 at 5pm ET. For more information, clickĀ here.

Dinner to be provided.

Schedule:

6:00pmĀ ā€“ Welcome

6:05pm-6:40pmĀ ā€“ NC IDEA Spring Grant Overview

6:40pm-8:00pmĀ ā€“ Join John Austin, NC IDEA Grant Recipients and Ventureprise Launch Alumni in Atrium for Reception

Additional Information:

Event Parking: On campus parking at CRI-1 Deck Parking Deck. Walk from the deck to Robert D. Snyder Rd., turn right and continue on to Robert D. Snyder Rd. to the PORTAL building which will be on your left.

Directions

From I-77:

Take exit 18 (Harris Blvd) and go east on Harris Blvd. for seven miles. Go to the N. Tryon/Hwy. 29 intersection and take a left. Take a right on JW Clay Rd. and left on Robert D. Snyder Rd. Parking will be in the CRI-1 Parking Deck on your right.

From I-85:

Take exit 45A (Harris Blvd.) and go east on Harris Blvd. for one mile. Go to the N. Tryon/Hwy. 29 intersection and take a left. Take a right on JW Clay Rd. and left on Robert D. Snyder Rd. Parking will be in the CRI-1 Parking Deck on your right.

From I-485:

Take exit #32 (N. Tryon/Hwy. 29). Turn heading toward Charlotte on N. Tryon/Hwy. 29. Turn left on Institute Circle. Go to circle and take your first right onto Robert D. Snyder Rd. Parking will be in CRI-1 Parking Deck on your left.

From Uptown Charlotte on N. Tryon St (Hwy 29):

From the intersection of Trade and Tryon, go north for seven miles on N. Tryon/Hwy. 29. At the fork of Hwy. 29/49, continue on N. Tryon/Hwy 29. Take a right on JW Clay Rd. and left on Robert D. Snyder Rd. Parking will be in the CRI-1 Parking Deck on your right.

NC IDEAĀ is an independent private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina. Since 2006, NC IDEA has fulfilled this mission through multiple grant and mentorship programs by supporting entrepreneurs and a diverse group of organizations throughout the state that also share in our ambition. Learn more atĀ www.ncidea.org.

VenturepriseĀ is UNC Charlotteā€™s innovation and entrepreneurship center serving the campus and Charlotte region as a center of excellence for evidence based entrepreneurship. Ventureprise works to provide the resources and expertise for university and community based startups to graduate to the next level of business formation, scaling or funding. Learn more atĀ www.entrepreneurship.uncc.edu.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

PORTAL

9319 Robert D. Snyder Road

Organizer

NC IDEAinfo@ncidea.org

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