The Marketplace Fund defrays costs related to pop-up events, market booth fees, on-line or mobile retail, brick & mortar rent, leasehold improvements, and other distribution-related costs.
- Read the guidelines carefully, complete the relevant Fund application, and assemble all requested materials according to the instructions. Submit your request using the online form.
- A follow-up meeting will be scheduled by staff to discuss the application and evaluate your needs. Additional materials may be requested.
WHO CAN APPLY
Funds are available to CO.STARTERS graduates in the concept and start-up phase who missed no more than two classes and participated in the Celebration Night presentation. Graduates in the business phase are eligible to apply for the Revolving Loan only.
Applicants may request amounts ranging from $500 – $1,000.
The CO.STARTERS Marketplace Fund is made possible with support from the Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation.