Monday, June 20, 2011
Are you a Mom who has a child care business and want to take it to the next level?
In 2010, The Huggies brand introduced its MomInspired grant program, providing inventive moms with the resources and seed capital they need to help transform viable product ideas into successful new businesses, or take their businesses to the next level. In its inaugural round of submissions, the program solicited almost 400 applications and awarded $15,000 each to 12 inspired moms to help fund their business startups based on innovative baby or child care products inspired by motherhood. Grant-worthy examples include:
o Allyson Phillips - TILTY CUP
o Amy Baxter, Buzzy Pain Relief
o Michelle Staley, Busy
Round two of grant submissions is currently open through June 30, 2011 at Huggies. Twelve inspired moms will be awarded $15,000 each in the Fall of 2011, to turn their original, viable child care product ideas into a reality, or progress their already established small businesses - original, innovative and viable new business and product ideas designed to help make life easier for parents. Visit Huggies for more information on the grant program, eligibility requirements and details on the first round of grant recipients.
I know that there are lots of moms out there who can definitely use the grant money, but may not know about the program yet. So I am encouraging you, my readers, to pass along this information to any and all moms who have that child care type business and are looking to expand on it by applying at Huggies grant program today. Remember, any good idea could become the next big hit!
Disclosure: By providing the above information on the Huggies Mom Inspired Grant Program, I was entered for a chance to win a gift card.