Past Growth Grant Recipients

NASE Growth Grants Sponsored by Dell

NASE Growth Grant winners* are chosen each month and are awarded up to $4,000 to support the growth of their business. The Growth Grant money is used to help grow small businesses by providing extra capital to hire and train additional employees, take up new marketing initiatives, purchase new equipment and many other creative ways to improve businesses.

Join Now to Apply Today! *Growth Grant applicants must be a member in good standing for 3-months prior to submitting an application. Annual members may apply immediately. Monthly members may apply ninety days after joining the NASE.

Recent Recipients

Tina Parks
Tina Parks

Tina Parks, an NASE Member from Jacksonville, Florida was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2021. Nutty Scoopz features handcrafted artisan peanut butter dips curated in small batches that are minimally processed, sugar-free, and have no artificial ingredients or preservatives.

Awarded Q3 2021

Stacey Spano
Stacey Spano

Stacey Spano, an NASE Member from Taylor, Michigan was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2021. Poppin’ & Mixin’ has a food truck with mobile popcorn services as well as a soon to be store front location with a variety of both traditional and imaginative popcorn flavors.

Awarded Q3 2021

Julie Wilkes
Julie Wilkes

Julie Wilkes, an NASE Member from Columbus, Ohio was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2021. Seven Studios offers classes and instruction in a variety of wellness experience including: yoga, Pilates, intervals, barre, dance and meditation. Additionally they provide mindfulness trips and training opportunities for their customers.

Awarded Q3 2021

Deanna McCulloch
Deanna McCulloch

Deanna McCulloch, an NASE Member from Great Falls, Montana was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2021. Connected Counseling provides individual, family and group counseling services to a variety of populations and their specialty is working with children and their caregivers using brain and body based counseling.

Awarded Q3 2021

MarcQus Wright
MarcQus Wright

MarcQus Wright, an NASE Member from Grand Rapids, Michigan was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2021.Daddy’s Dough makes homemade cookies from scratch locally but can ship them across the country.

Sponsored by Dell Technologies

Awarded Q2 2021

Kenya Williams
Kenya Williams

Kenya Williams, an NASE Member from Williamsburg, Virginia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2021. iShine For You Auto Detailing is a full service, professional auto detailing facility certified by the International Detailing Association.

Awarded Q2 2021

Ciena Colburn
Ciena Colburn

Ciena Colburn, an NASE Member from Portland, Oregon was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2021. Aphrodite Painting brings a new dynamic to home painting by bringing skilled artists to tackle painting projects large or small.

Awarded Q2 2021

Annie Tao
Annie Tao

Annie Tao, an NASE Member from Miami, Florida was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2021. Always Keep Progressing is a private speech-language pathology and occupational therapy practice dedicated to providing personalized therapy to children of all ages.

Awarded Q2 2021

Amber Swords
Amber Swords

Amber Swords, an NASE Member from Tallahassee, Florida was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in March 2021. Be Strong Therapy works with patients through the entire cancer treatment process helping to regain strength, range of motion, balance, and maintain health into recovery.

Sponsored by Dell Technologies

Awarded Q1 2021

Clarence Cohens
Clarence Cohens

Clarence Cohens, an NASE Member from Dallas, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in February 2021. Taking a bit from the past and the present, Baby Back Shak merged the two king cities of barbecue (Memphis & Dallas) to provide customers with the perfect combination of flavors.

Awarded Q1 2021

Rebecca Rimmel
Rebecca Rimmel

Rebecca Rimmel, an NASE Member from Berkshire, New York was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in January 2021. Since 2016, Bottomland Farm has been committed to raising the highest quality meats, eggs, fruits and vegetables.

Awarded Q1 2021

Valerie Traore
Valerie Traore

Valerie Traore, an NASE Member from West Berlin, New Jersey was award an NASE Growth Grant in December 2020. Valerie Traore is the owner of Fresh Coat Painters, a fully licensed, bonded and insured residential and commercial painting company.

Sponsored by Dell Technologies

Awarded Q4 2020

NASE Growth Grants are awarded at the sole discretion of NASE. Unfortunately, not everyone who applies will receive a grant.
Decisions of the selection committee are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.

Courtesy of NASE.org
https://www.nase.org/become-a-member/grants-and-scholarships/past-grant-recipients