NEI Story Quick Facts
Thirty $10k winners
Two $100k winners
Open to existing businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park
NEIdeas 2016 – Final Year to Apply
The third and final year of NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth, a two-tiered challenge awarding $500,000 to existing small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park for their ideas to grow, kicks off on Wednesday, April 20.
Over the last two years, NEIdeas has granted over $1 million in cash awards to more than 60 existing businesses, as well as provided all applicants with access to business support. Nearly 1,200 small businesses from every corner of the three cities applied to the NEIdeas challenge in 2014 and 2015. This year, 30 more existing businesses will win $10,000 each for their ideas to grow, and two businesses will receive $100,000 each for their ideas to grow ‘big.’
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 1.
For more information on how to apply, visit neideasdetroit.org.