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New Business Ideas

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What is the New Business Idea Program?

In 2019, KenCrest launched a grant opportunity to fund new business ideas, service delivery, and innovations. It’s a great opportunity to develop new models and products to benefit KenCrest’s stakeholders and programs. Need more information? Contact NewIdeas@kencrest.org.

Who Can Apply?

Everyone!

  • KenCrest staff
  • Volunteers
  • Consultants
  • Community Partners
  • Those invested in improving the lives of children and those with intellectual disabilities

 


How to Apply

Get a virtual tour of the museum. Ideal for Letters for Intent for New Business Idea funding will be accepted between July 1 and September 30, 2022. Conditional awards will be announced on November 15, 2022, based on KenCrest’s mission and strategic alignment. Conditional award recipients are required to submit business plans by January 17, 2023. KenCrest Centers Board of Directors will announce the recipients in February 2023.

Upcoming Webinars

For anyone wanting to know more about the New Business Ideas initiative, KenCrest extends an invitation to attend one of our free, live webinars to learn more. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to determine if they want to submit their idea for consideration.

Here are this years Lunch & Learn Webinar dates:

June 29th
Click here to register for free!

July 27th
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August 24th
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Sept. 14th
Click here to register for free!

NBI Timeline

Get to know our opening times, ticket

  • LOI will open on July 1, 2022 and will close on September 30, 2022
  • Conditional award notifications will be disseminated on November 15, 2022
  • Business plan submissions will be due by January 17, 2023
  • Final awards will be approved by KenCrest Centers Board in February 2023


Online Application (preferred)

Letter of Intent (LOI)
(This link is active beginning July 1 through September 30, 2021.)

Email Submission

Letter of Intent (LOI) Application Information

Printable Version of Letter of Intent (LOI)

Frequently Asked Questions 

View our latest FAQs here.


Want to learn more about KenCrest’s new business idea? Check out these awarded projects from the past few years.

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