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

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.

Awarded March 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 February 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 January 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.

Awarded December 2020

Philip Klayman
Philip Klayman

Philip Klayman, an NASE Member from Statesboro, Georgia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in November 2020. Philip is the owner of Three Tree Coffee Roasters, a specialty coffee shop that provides high quality coffee while striving to empower their farmers, end human trafficking and engage their community.

Awarded November 2020

Sarah Hinkley
Sarah Hinkley

Sarah Hinkley, an NASE Member from Colorado Springs, Colorado was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in October 2020. Sarah is the Co-Owner of Barn Owl Drone Services, a drone service company utilizing technology for agricultural management, inspections of large structures and marketing videos and photography.

Awarded October 2020

Dr. Susan Fife
Dr. Susan Fife

Dr. Susan Fife, an NASE Member from Brookville, Ohio was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in September 2020. Dr. Susan Fife is a 1996 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. K9 Splash Zone is a 14 acre fully fenced facility where dog’s can enhance their jumping and swimming, receive water therapy or just enjoy all the fun associated with being a dog!

Awarded September 2020

Evan Christensen
Evan Christensen

Evan Christensen, an NASE Member from Arvada, Colorado was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in August 2020. Radiant Design, Ltd. designs and engineers technology systems that incorporate audio-video (AV), lighting, window coverings, and smart home components into a seamless, tailored experience for high-end residences and businesses of all sizes.

Awarded August 2020

Austen Lincoln
Austen Lincoln

Austen Lincoln, an NASE Member from Portland, Oregon was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in July 2020.  Austen is an expert in typical and atypical movement and motor development, specializing in children from birth to 5 years old. Steps 2 Grow provides in-home occupational therapy, one-on-one virtual consults and online courses.

Awarded July 2020

Heather Fischer
Heather Fischer

Heather Fischer, an NASE Member from Niles, Illinois was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in June 2020. Creative Fish Design is a graphic design company that specializes in branding, web development, presentations, and online marketing.

Awarded June 2020

 Catina Downey
Catina Downey

Catina Downey, an NASE Member from Henrico, Virginia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in May 2020. Catina Downey, CPA, PLLC is a multi-service accounting company who provide trainings, tax preparations, retirement planning, personal finances and business services.

Awarded May 2020

Robert Lecuyer
Robert Lecuyer

Robert Lecuyer, an NASE Member from Fort Worth, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in April 2020. Lecuyer Aviation provides supply chain support to the government, military and commercial entities for manufactured parts, components, assemblies, and finished products.

Awarded April 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