Past Growth Grant Recipients

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

Randy Gibson
Randy Gibson

Randy Gibson, a NASE member from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. Gibson School of Music & Arts offers a place where people of all ages can come and learn Music, Dance, Voice & Drama. Randy plans to use the grant funds to purchase new computer equipment.

Sponsored by AARP

Awarded Q3 2022

Orlando Arroyo
Orlando Arroyo

Orlando Arroyo, a NASE member from West New York, New Jersey was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. Try Just Coffee sources coffee beans directly from Colombia and ships them directly to its facilities in West New York. From there, the beans get roasted and distributed both locally and online. Orlando plans to put this grant towards the purchase of a new roaster.

Awarded Q3 2022

Maria Burgio-Kline
Maria Burgio-Kline

Maria Burgio-Kline, a NASE member from Bend, Oregon was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. Clover & Lamb uses a printing press dated to the year 1889 to create high quality custom stationery, invitations, cards and other paper products. Maria plans to use the grant for networking and participation in local business groups as well as local marketing & advertising.

Awarded Q3 2022

Laxmi Naik
Laxmi Naik

Laxmi Naik, a NASE member from Dunwoody, Georgia was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. Spectrum Integrative Health uses a functional medicine approach to address the underlying causes of disease by being systems-oriented and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. Laxmi plans to use the grant funds for technical support, legal structuring, and marketing.

Sponsored by AARP

Awarded Q3 2022

Trevor Barrett
Trevor Barrett

Trevor Barrett, a NASE member from Haines, Alaska was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. Barrett Knives creates handcrafted and hand forged knives and made-to-order custom metal products. Trevor plans to use the grant to purchase a new bladesmithing grinder and attachments to boost production and sales.

Awarded Q3 2022

Sunny Stroeer
Sunny Stroeer

Sunny Stroeer, a NASE member from Kanab, Utah was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. AWE organizes all-women’s mountaineering and remote adventures for women, by women across four continents, with more destinations in the works. Sunny plans to put the grant towards the hiring of Operations Manager to aid in the backend tasks while she continues to grow the business.

Sponsored by Dell Technologies

Awarded Q3 2022

Jarod Foreman
Jarod Foreman

Jarod Foreman, a NASE member from Virginia Beach ,Virginia was awarded a NASE Growth Grant in the third quarter of 2022. Fresh Cup Coffee & Tea Company offers consumers a wide variety of gourmet coffee, teas and cookies. Jarod plans to use the grant funds to increase advertising and brand recognition.

Sponsored by AARP

Awarded Q3 2022

Christina Metcalf
Christina Metcalf

Christina Metcalf, an NASE Member from Parachute, Colorado was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2022. The Little Coffee Shack is a locally owned and operated family business serving delicious drinks and baked goods.

Sponsored by Dell Technologies

Awarded Q2 2022

Linda Marini
Linda Marini

Linda Marini, an NASE Member from Ottawa, Illinois was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2022. Play and Stay Dog Lounge offers high quality and affordable services and socialization for all dogs. Services include boarding, daycare, training, grooming and multiple play areas.

Awarded Q2 2022

Pearlie Heyward
Pearlie Heyward

Pearlie Heyward, an NASE Member from Bowman, South Carolina was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2022. Seven Flowers is a flower company specializing in handtied bouquets and funeral service flowers.

Sponsored by Payanywhere

Awarded Q2 2022

N’jeri Agyeman
N’jeri Agyeman

N’jeri Agyeman, an NASE Member from Great Mills, Maryland was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the second quarter of 2022. Zaria cards specialize in authentically handmade greeting cards that are handwritten and illustrated in- house.

Awarded Q2 2022

Angeline Schell
Angeline Schell

Angeline Schell, an NASE Member from Schenectady, New York was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in the first quarter of 2022. Rotterdam Lot Cleaners is an environmentally friendly litter removal and commercial property cleaning company.

Awarded Q1 2022

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