Competition THRIVE Finalists Announced
Congratulations to the five finalists of Competition THRIVE, a business plan competition to support immigrant entrepreneurs in...
As part of New York City's efforts to support growth and job creation in immigrant communities, Competition THRIVE seeks to develop innovative strategies and programs that help immigrant entrepreneurs succeed in business.
Competition THRIVE invites organizations to develop proposals that promote scalable, growth opportunities for New York City’s immigrant-entrepreneurial community. Plans should be innovative and enable immigrant entrepreneurs to start, operate, and expand their businesses in New York City.
Five finalists will receive $25,000 to pilot their program. Following the pilot period, one winner will receive an additional $100,000.
Previous first and second place winners include: Queens Economic Development Corporation, CAMBA, BOC Network, and the New York Public Library.
Submit a pilot proposal via email between March 11 and May 8, 2014. Late submissions will not be accepted.
For complete information on proper content, formatting, and submission please read the proposal guidelines:
Your proposal must be a single file submitted via email as an attachment. All proposals must be submitted electronically; no hard copies will be accepted.
While applicants may only make one submission as a lead organization, they are also permitted to submit a second pilot proposal if they collaborate with another organization that takes the lead.
Round I: $25,000 seed grant for program development awarded to five finalists
Round II: $100,000 program grant, promotional services, awarded to one grand prize winner
|March 11 - May 8, 2014||Submission Period|
|April 8, 2014||Information Session|
|May 8, 2014 (midnight)||Submission Deadline|
|May, 2014||Finalists Announced|
|June - December 2014||Pilot Period|
|December 2014||Final Business Plan Due|
|January 2015||Award Ceremony|
Any questions should be addressed to Lendynette Pacheco-Jorge at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 646-312-4799.