Funding Workshop

Join us for an exciting in-person event at Winston Starts! This joint Funding Workshop will provide details on the following programs and we hope to see you all there. Spread the word, this is open to the public! Lunch will be provided.

Representatives from the One North Carolina Small Business Program will discuss the following two programs, which you can now apply for through the NC Department of Commerce:
SBIR/STTR Phase I Incentive Funds Program
Provides reimbursement to qualified NC businesses for a portion of the costs incurred in preparing and submitting Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposals to federal agencies.

SBIR/STTR Phase I Matching Funds Program
Awards matching funds to NC businesses who have received a federal SBIR or STTR award.

NC IDEA Foundation staff will provide an overview of the upcoming Spring 2024 NC IDEA MICRO ($10K) and NC IDEA SEED ($50K) grants, which provide funding to early-stage, high-growth companies.

Learn more about NC IDEA, NC IDEA MICRO, and NC IDEA SEED on our website. Also, get to know our past grant recipients via our company directory and news stories.

We hope to see you there!