$5000 Contest!

The Dream Big Grow Here grant contest is an opportunity for Iowans to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or expansion of their current firm.  Entrants compete online for a chance to win a $5,000 regional grant, and then become eligible to compete for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize. Check out the How It Works section for official contest rules.

Quad Cities 2013

This contest has ended

Dream Big Grow Here in the Quad Cities! Our mission is to strengthen and enhance the business environment, represent the interests of our members, and foster balanced growth in the Quad Cities region.

This Year's Winner

Wish, Dream, Hope...and Build a Child Care Center

Dreamer: Deborah VanderGaast Winner

Business: Tipton Adaptive Daycare LLC

Location: Tipton, IA

Tipton Adaptive Daycare, LLC provides comprehensive child care services, including services for children with disabilities, developmental delays, and special medical needs. The daycare is located in Tipton, IA, and is operated by a registered nurse and pre-school teacher with over 20 years of experience...

Be sure to cheer for Deborah at the upcoming Dream Big Grow Here statewide pitch off

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