Small Business Pitch @ Rio Salado College


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Saturday, March 2, 2024
Graphic with dollar signs, hand and grad cap. Text: Grants available to advance your business. Applications now open for Rio students

Earn funds to help your small business! Join the Small Business Pitch!

What: Small Business Pitch @ Rio Salado College
Where: Virtual
When: Applications are due by March 15, 2024. See website for more information. If selected, the deadline to submit a pitch video is March 25.

Grant-funded awards of up to $4,000 for first place, $3,000 for 2nd place, $2,000 for third place and $1,000 for fourth place.

To qualify, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 3 (three) credits at Rio Salado College for Spring 2024
  • Must be in business at least 6 months (calculated from the corporate entity approval, business bank account start date, or business license start date)
  • Must show evidence of generating sales/income
  • Willingness to meet with assigned SBDC and Rio Salado Faculty within 30 days of selection

*Note: You may apply for this competition even if you have received funds before.

If you have any questions, reach out to Dr. Lily Davidov at