Feeding Innovation 2023: Cycle 1
HOW IT WORKS
Feeding Innovation participants engage in an eight week entrepreneurial training program featuring NxLevel Courses facilitated by Clemson Extension. The courses cover everything needed to develop a basic healthy food business plans from marketing to financial planning to negotiations and deal-making. With help from the course instructor and industry experts, participants refine their ideas and develop their business plans over the eight week period before presenting them to a panel of judges during a final pitch event. Entrepreneurs with the strongest business plan will be awarded seed capital.
CURRENT SESSION INFORMATION
The next round of Feeding Innovation will be hosted online. Applications will be accepted starting June 18 to July 18 by 5:00 pm.
Questions? Contact Programs and Partnership Manager Greg Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about future sessions.
SC Community Loan Fund, in partnership with Clemson Agricultural Extension, has hosted eleven Feeding Innovation rounds since the program was established in 2014. These programs have brought in a total of 113 participants, resulting in the completion of 84 healthy food business plans. A total of $170,000 in seed capital funding has been awarded through the program to help increase access to healthy food across the state.