Monday, June 19, 2006

Center for Entrepreneurship awards grants to local businesses

On June 16 UIS' Center for Entrepreneurship awarded $5,000 in matching grants to ten small businesses in Springfield. The awards were the first ever to be given by the Center, located in UIS' College of Business and Management.

The Center received the $50,000 in grant funds through the Innovate Illinois Project operated by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The project is designed to identify innovative small businesses that create economic development and jobs in Illinois. Read more>>

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