Idea Café is offering a micro-grant for tiny start-ups or tiny businesses but may be worth the media exposure for the more typical small business. You be the judge. See below for the information.
In their own words (I don’t really speak like this!):
“GET IN TO WIN IT
Idea Café, The Small Business Gathering Place®, is giving once again entrepreneurs the chance to win a cash grant and gain media exposure for their business. The Idea Café’s 11th Grant will award $1,000 in cash and $1,500.00 in advertising credits to the most inspirational small business owners who want their business dreams into reality. So, don’t hesitate to tell us how you’re making a difference with your business by applying for the grant.
Here at Idea Cafe, we know that small business owners are keen on conquering new heights with their business acumen. We hope that this grant will help promising entrepreneurs with the process of taking their ideas to the next level.
For the eleventh time in a row, your own creative approach and your willingness to achieve more will give you an edge.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
No matter whether your business idea is ground-breaking or a simple, but yet creative solution to an everyday problem, we would like to hear about it.
Tell us what your business does, what makes your business idea viable and how it’s different from the millions of other ideas out there, what is your vision for the future, and how do you plan to invest the Grant. In return, we will give you a cash grant and media exposure for your business.
Who can apply? All kind of businesses, running for more than 6 months”
For more information or to apply, click http://www.businessownersideacafe.com/small_business_grants/11th-grant.php to go to Idea Cafe’s announcement page.