Get in it to win it

Show us your stuff

Idea Cafe is pleased to announce the beginning of a new Grant campaign in honor of all forward-thinking businesses. The 13th Small Business Grant will award $1,000 in cash, a total of $1,500 in advertising credits and tons of free publicity. 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.

If you plan on expanding your business or just want to live out your dreams, enter the competition - your business deserves to be the next big thing. Also, feel free to use the Idea Cafe site as your year-round resource for turning your idea into an empire.

How to enter

To enter, winner wannabes should firstly decide on which kind of form would be presenting them and their business in a best possible light: a STANDARD or a VIDEO application. Both will require the owner to fill out their key business info, and answer four crucial questions about their business and plans for the future.

The Grant is now closed for applications.

Come and meet our semi-finalists and cast your vote for the business owner
who most deserves to make it to the finals.

Register to Idea Café
Shoot a 2-minute video OR
Prepare a standard application
Submit your entry by November 24th
If you are not yet, please first create an account here at Idea Café. It’s easy.
Wow us with your business or business idea.
Don't procastinate, submit your application NOW!

The Awards

1st Place

$1,000 Cash + $500 in Advertising Credits

2nd Place

$500 in Advertising Credits

3rd Place

$500 in Advertising Credits

The latest

Grant applications

Olusesan Eyikogbe, owner of OSEWA applied for the grant
William Moore, owner of Central Maine Safety Services applied for the grant
Tawana Murphy, owner of A to Z Child Care applied for the grant
Viora Mayobo, owner of Viorasbooks applied for the grant
Stephanie Denman, owner of Dungeons and Dice applied for the grant
Kenny Portz, owner of You Can Move Mountains LLC applied for the grant
Kortni Kaye, owner of DramaGirl Designs LLC applied for the grant
Linda Pina, owner of Carla and Linda\'s Walking Food Tours applied for the grant
Erin Fuller, owner of Scoops Great ice Cream And More applied for the grant
Robert turner, owner of TURNERREMODELING &HOMEREPAIR LLC applied for the grant
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