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

John Davis
John Davis

John Davis, an NASE Member from Peoria, Arizona was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in March 2016.   John’s Culinary Jungle provides their customers with an outstanding food experience; from personal Chef services, in-home cooking lessons, to small party catering.

Awarded March 2016

Karen Doniere
Karen Doniere

Karen Doniere, an NASE Member from Wilmington, North Carolina was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in February 2016.   One On One Press provide online courses and other programs for moms and women to help them conquer their fears and self-doubt to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Awarded February 2016

Marilyn Green
Marilyn Green

Marilyn Green, an NASE Member from Belleville, Illinois was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in January 2016.  JFY Consulting, Inc. offers a synergistic think tank that combines the knowledge, experience and wisdom of baby boomers and the creative, tech-savvy connectivity of millennials to aid in strategic planning, business development and other business solutions.

Awarded January 2016

Christian Birky
Christian Birky

Christian Birky, an NASE Member from Detroit, Michigan was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in December 2015.  Lazlo designs, sources and crafts menswear focusing on core items in a man's wardrobe.  Additionally, Lazlo looks to hire former inmates who have training in sewing; Lazlo gets an experienced workforce, and a marginalized population becomes an asset.  Christian will be using this grant to train employees and to upgrade equipment.

Awarded December 2015

Wendy Miller
Wendy Miller

Wendy Miller, an NASE Member from Annapolis, Maryland was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in November 2015.  Annapolis Senior Care Solutions is a geriatric care management practice providing consultation services to seniors and their families to help seniors optimize their quality of life.  Wendy will be using this grant to upgrade her website and purchase marketing materials and equipment.

Awarded November 2015

Christie Core
Christie Core

Christie Core, an NASE Member from Mansfield, Ohio was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in October 2015.  Nurturing Hearts Home Health Care Agency provides quality healthcare to clients in their home and places their needs and comfort first.  Christi will be using this grant for training new staff and expanding care in the Mansfield area.

Awarded October 2015

Darci McConnell
Darci McConnell

Darci McConnell, an NASE Member from Detroit, Michigan was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in September 2015.  Through personally managed publicity, marketing, crisis management, media training and relationship building services, McConnell Communications provides clients with communications campaigns that reach target audiences.  Darci will be using this grant to create and advertise a media coaching webinar series.

Awarded September 2015

Cassandra Tindell
Cassandra Tindell

Cassandra Tindell, an NASE Member from Indian Trail, North Carolina, was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in August 2015.  Mainly Cupcakes is a local bakery that bakes cupcakes, layered cakes, sheet cakes, and pound cakes.  Cassandra will be using the grant to purchase equipment and raw materials needed to help open the doors to a store front.

Awarded August 2015

Nadia Robinson
Nadia Robinson

Nadia Robinson, an NASE Member from Washington D.C., was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in July 2015.  Locals grows and delivers high-quality, organic produce to local food businesses and consumers.  Nadia will be using the grant as seed money and to make strategic investments in growing her start up.

Awarded July 2015

Shaquille Pariag
Shaquille Pariag

Shaquille Pariag, an NASE Member from Reston, Virginia, was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in June 2015. Clairvoyance is a strategic development firm that provides graphic and web design services, marketing, audio/video production, and business development services. Shaquille will be using the grant to purchase new equipment for his business.

Awarded June 2015

Brooke Kinsey
Brooke Kinsey

Brooke Kinsey, an NASE Member from Columbus, Ohio, was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in May 2015. Bleu & Fig is a full service boutique catering and design company with a fresh and sophisticated take on celebrations. Brooke will be using this loan to help pay for an event hall so Bleu and fig can host events at their brick and mortar location.

Awarded May 2015

Ernesto Dominguez
Ernesto Dominguez

Ernesto Dominguez, an NASE Member from Miami, Florida, was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in April 2015. Since 2012, Ernesto has run The Senior Club, focusing on improving overall health and well-being to the seniors in their care. With this grant, Mr. Dominguez plans to expand and renovate the center.

Awarded April 2015

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/page/6