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
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