Cross-Border Grant Applications: Now Open! For current UofW students/recent graduates (up to 5 years)

Monday, November 30, 2015

Source: EPICentre

  • Are you a current University of Windsor student, or recent graduate (up to 5 years)?
  • Do you currently run a start-up business in the Windsor-Essex community?
  • Are you looking to expand into the United States?
  • Do you want $5,000 to help you get there?

If you answered yes, the EPICentre Cross Border Entrepreneur Grants are for you!

We are giving away $5,000 grants to local entrepreneurs researching their expansion into the United States. The Greater Detroit Area alone has 4 million people, and a $203 Billion GDP – your opportunities are endless!

To apply, send an email application to Taylor Laporte ( with the following information:

Describe your business:
1. What makes your product/service unique or competitive?
2. What success has your business has had to date?
3. What are your short-term and long-term goals for the business?
4. How have you funded your business activities to date?
5. If funded (up to $5,000), how will you use the money?
6. What goals do you hope to accomplish by entering into the Detroit market?

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 15th, 2016

Grant recipients will work alongside an EPICentre mentor to achieve their entrepreneurial goals!

This is a great opportunity to give your business the chance to expand into a massive new market. We look forward to your applications!