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NC State Entrepreneurship Fund

NC State Entrepreneurship Fund


The NC State Entrepreneurship Fund is used to support programs, activities and initiatives designed to advance all facets of entrepreneurship in support of NC State students, faculty/staff and alumni collaborations. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis by our advisory council members. 

To be eligible to apply, the following requirements must be met:

  • Must be a member of the Entrepreneurship Alliance (Alliance Member List)
  • Meet the mission of NC State Entrepreneurship  (Mission Statement)
  • The requests may leverage, but should not duplicate resources for activities already budgeted through dedicated departmental funds 
  • Amount not to exceed $1,000. The Advisory Council may make exceptions in special cases. 

Preference will be given to proposals that demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated interest in collaboration between two or more programs/units with potential interdisciplinary relevance and applications 
  • The ability to leverage resources through matching funds 
  • Increases the impact and visibility of NC State Entrepreneurship in service to students, faculty/staff and/or alumni 

Examples may include covering fees and travel for student teams participating in competitions outside of NC State, helping support the cost of a speaker where the event is open to students throughout the university, providing resources such as food to programs/units or student groups teaming up with each other to organize and implement high impact events. 

Questions? Contact

Apply here 

 Council Members:

  • Jenn Capps
  • Wade Fulghum
  • Tom Miller
  • Raj Narayan
  • Erica Wisecup