Heartland Forward Receives Rebuilding Better Grant to Support Entrepreneurship in the Heartland

Grant from Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will help Heartland Forward spur entrepreneurship in mid-sized cities across the heartland. Bentonville, Ark. – Today, Heartland Forward, a non-partisan think and do tank dedicated to improving economic performance in the middle of the country, announced they have received a Rebuilding Better grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.… Continue reading Heartland Forward Receives Rebuilding Better Grant to Support Entrepreneurship in the Heartland

Press Release: Applications Now Open For Iowa City Residents To Turn Ideas Into Reality Through Idea Accelerator Program

Led by Heartland Forward with partner Builders + Backers, the program is brought to the Iowa City community by the Iowa City Area Development Group Iowa City, Iowa (Dec. 6, 2021) — Today, Heartland Forward and its partners, Builders + Backers and the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD), announced it’s bringing its groundbreaking Community Growth… Continue reading Press Release: Applications Now Open For Iowa City Residents To Turn Ideas Into Reality Through Idea Accelerator Program

Who can apply for Heartland Forward’s Idea Accelerator?

Anyone in Tulsa or Oxford with a passion for social entrepreneurship and a great idea, say Heartland Forward’s Angie Cooper and Katie Milligan on SuperTalk Mississippi! Rebecca sits down with Angie Cooper(Chief Program Officer – Heartland Forward) and Katie Milligan(Program Manager of Innovation & Entrepreneurship) to discuss how Oxford, Mississippi is among first in the… Continue reading Who can apply for Heartland Forward’s Idea Accelerator?

Press Release: Tulsa Among the First Cities in the Nation to Host Idea Accelerator that Funds Local Problem Solvers

Program gives residents grant to test their creative ideas TULSA, Okla. (April 29, 2021) — Today residents of Tulsa are among the first in the country eligible to apply to the Idea Accelerator, a program where those selected receive a “Pebble Grant” to fund a small scale test of their ideas. The Idea Accelerator proudly… Continue reading Press Release: Tulsa Among the First Cities in the Nation to Host Idea Accelerator that Funds Local Problem Solvers