Imagining Grants

Applying for an Imagining Grant
Imagining Grants provide funding and business mentors for entrepreneurs to conduct the work necessary to transition promising business ideas and technology into successful businesses.

Awards are made on a competitive basis to advance the business goals of the project. Such projects could include technology validation studies, market analysis and other work associated with positioning the project to attract outside funding or make the project self-sustainable and profitable. Priority technology areas for funding are biotechnology and information technology. The maximum Imagining Grant is $40,000.

You must be located or willing to locate in one of the seven Southwest Ohio counties (Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, or Warren).

CincyTech provides three types of Imagining Grants. Click the links below for more information, for submission requirements, and to apply:

University + Research Commercialization Grants: For members of a research team within an academic research facility. Details. Apply.

Women and Minority Grants: Owners of a woman or minority-owned business. Details. Apply.

Community Grants: For all applicants who do not fit into either of the above applicant pools. Details. Apply.