who can submit?
We are looking for passionate entrepreneurs who are deeply rooted in their communities.
Your business idea should:
- FILL A NEED.
- Have THE POTENTIAL TO PROVIDE JOBS for OTHERS.
Business experience and educational background are less important to us than a great idea. We also welcome applicants seeking to return to the workforce, either after having children or after a period out of work.
THE PERSON WHO gets THIS grant WILL need TO KEEP US INFORMED Of THE PROGRESS OF THEIR BUSINESS. So, you know... be prepared for that.
For our first round of applications, the Bedrock Initiative invites submissions from entrepreneurs in rural areas, like WEST VIRGINIA AND ARKANSAS as well as from the following cities:
East Saint Louis