Growth Grant Recipients

NASE Growth Grant winners* are chosen each month and are awarded up to $4,000 to support the growth of their business. The Growth Grant money is used to help grow small businesses by providing extra capital to hire and train additional employees, take up new marketing initiatives, purchase new equipment and many other creative ways to improve businesses.

Join Now to Apply Today! *Growth Grant applicants must be a member in good standing for 3-months prior to submitting an application. Annual members may apply immediately. Monthly members may apply ninety days after joining the NASE.

Recent Recipients

Janie Nafsinger
Janie Nafsinger

Janie Nafsinger, an NASE Member from Nampa, Idaho was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in March 2019. Idaho Fudge Company offers Artisan Fudge that lives by our motto and pledge,  "The Finer Side of Fudge."

Awarded March 2020

Anna Gieselman
Anna Gieselman

Anna Gieselman, an NASE Member from Austin, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in February 2020. Bee Amour is a small artisan jewelry company with bee inspired pieces in over a dozen stores in several states and growing.

Awarded February 2020

Amanat Anand
Amanat Anand

Amanat Anand, an NASE Member from Trenton, Brooklyn, New York was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in January 2020. SoaPen is a portable soap that marks on hands to promote thorough and regular hand washing with soap among children.

Awarded January 2020

Joey Preston
Joey Preston

Joey Preston, an NASE Member from Yorkville, Illinois was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in December 2019. Digital Performance specializes in creating unique digital experiences designed to help businesses grow their presence online and achieve their goals.

Awarded December 2019

  William Ursprung
William Ursprung

William Ursprung, an NASE Member from San Antonio, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in November 2019. Express Chiropractic makes getting regular chiropractic care fast, affordable and easy, whether contending with chronic conditions or seeking chiropractic care for improving health, ECW provides the services you need.

Awarded November 2019

Dylan Hoffman
Dylan Hoffman

Dylan Hoffman, an NASE Member from Columbus, Ohio was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in October 2019. Cova Cowork focuses on creating awesome & holistic working experiences for their members. They provide thoughtful shared workspaces and curated lifestyle services, including onsite childcare and professional development support.

Awarded October 2019

Sarah Duke
Sarah Duke

Sarah Duke , an NASE Member from Austin, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in September 2019. Austin Community Wellness is a family chiropractic & wellness center specializing in alternative health and wellness to all populations but with a specialization in pre-natal, post-natal and pediatric care.

Awarded September 2019

Ramona Gonzales
Ramona Gonzales

Ramona Gonzales, an NASE Member from Ithaca, New York was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in August 2019. History Culture Cuisine and Beyond (HCCB) is the travel company for those in search of more. HCCB clients span the spectrum from the beginner traveler just drafting their bucket list, to the intermediate traveler with several stamps on their passport, to the experienced traveler seeking a more spiritual experience.

Awarded August 2019

Mikki Firor
Mikki Firor

Mikki Firor, an NASE Member from Annapolis, Maryland was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in July 2019. Trovato, LLC provides Dementia services and information to those living with Dementia, impacted by Dementia, or working with someone with Dementia, and to those wishing to learn more about Dementia.

Awarded July 2019

Dyna Salahuddin
Dyna Salahuddin

Dyna Salahuddin, an NASE Member from San Antonio, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in June 2019. 210 DEKD Enterprises provides Asbestos consulting services in the greater San Antonio area and will use the Grant to expand their environmental services.

Awarded June 2019

Cynthia Boyd
Cynthia Boyd

Cynthia Boyd, an NASE Member from Kennesaw, Georgia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in May 2019. Listen and Learn is a social skills space for children of all ages to get tutoring, meet with mentors and work on behavior training.

Awarded May 2019

Alyssa Crawford
Alyssa Crawford

Alyssa Crawford, an NASE Member from Havre, Montana was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in April 2019. Crawford Distillery is a family owned business operated by husband and wife team Neil and Alyssa Crawford. The distillery is a micro distillery located on the High Line in the heart of Havre, Montana.

Awarded April 2019

NASE Growth Grants are awarded at the sole discretion of NASE. Unfortunately, not everyone who applies will receive a grant.
Decisions of the selection committee are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.