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Submit a Unique, Creative, Innovative Idea For Cash

What is edge FUND?

  • A competition
  • For a small business with a unique, creative, innovative idea
  • Cash prize of $20,000

Mission Statement:
To provide funding for entrepreneurs dedicated to growing our community economically, socially or environmentally.

How does it work?

  • Interested applicants apply via Kitsap Bank's website beginning June 2nd
  • Preliminary judging--the field is narrowed down to 10-15 semi-finalists
  • It's put to a public vote. The public picks the finalists who will compete in a live competition for $20,000.
  • An independent panel of judges will choose the winner at the live competition.

Who can apply?

  • For profit businesses based in Western Washington that have a positive economic, social or environmental impact on the communities we serve
  • Company needs to have a commitment to their idea/concept
  • Prize money will be significant to the company, and the investment will help take them to the next level.
  • Applicants do not need to be Kitsap Bank customers

For more information, visit: www.kitsapbank.com/edg3-fund