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Kauffman Foundation Awards $25,000 Entrepreneurship Grant to City of Knoxville 
Great news! The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the City of Knoxville through its Recipes for Growth City Challenge contest.

The funding will help Knoxville start-up companies more easily partner with local entrepreneurship support organizations, such as Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, the Knoxville Chamber, Tech 2020, the Tennessee Small Business Development Center and others.

Here's how News Sentinel business writer Shelley Kimel reported the announcement and how the funding will be put to good use:

http://www.knoxnews.com/business/grant-of-25k-earmarked-for-app-to-help-knoxville-entrepreneurs_85683998


And here's the City's media release on the grant announcement:

http://www.knoxvilletn.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=109562&pageId=1119234

Jonathan Robinson, senior program officer of entrepreneurship programs at the Kauffman Foundation, presents a $25,000 check to Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero at the Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday.
Jonathan Robinson, senior program officer of entrepreneurship programs at the Kauffman Foundation, presents a $25,000 check to Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero at the Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday.

Posted by evreeland On 09 October, 2015 at 7:08 PM