The City adopted the Impact Partner Grant program to partner with local organizations that help strengthen, develop, implement, and scale new or existing programs and resources to assist entrepreneurs, small businesses, and the local workforce in Raleigh. Economic Development & Innovation is accepting Request for Proposals for the Impact Partner Grant through November 15.

  • Proposals are due by COB on November 15, 2019
  • An electronic copy of the information must be submitted to Rafael Baptista at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. w/ a copy to Amanda Driscoll This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Final proposals submitted to Selection Committee for approval by November 20, 2019, with final decisions by December 3, 2019
  • Impact Partner agreements shall be executed by January 1, 2020 with program implementation beginning by March 1, 2020

We look forward to partnering with you to further impact Raleigh’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!