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February 23, 2016

Do you or someone you know have an innovative idea for a clean energy solution? Don't miss this opportunity to apply for the California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (CalSEED) grant and entrepreneur development program.

The CalSEED application period starts February 15. Be part of California’s clean energy solution —apply for a CalSEED grant! Visit www.calseed.fund to learn how to fund your clean energy idea. Applications will be accepted from February 15th – February 28th.

Attend an event to learn more! CalSEED is offering a series of local events and webinars, designed to help innovators like you learn more about the CalSEED program and to provide helpful information for completing the CalSEED application. Check out our website for more info.

What is CalSEED? CalSEED is a grant and entrepreneur development program targeting innovators working to bring clean energy concepts to market. The CalSEED Concept Award provides promising innovators with $150,000 in grant funding, unprecedented professional development resources and access to California’s best accelerators and incubator programs! Concept Award winners are also eligible for an additional $450,000 applicants are eligible to receive up to $600k in funding to advance their ideas.

CalSEED launched in 2017, awarding twenty-eight entrepreneurs with Concept Awards totaling $4.2MM. This critical early stage dollars and professional development will help the awardees move their innovations from idea to commercialization. Learn more about the previous CalSEED awardees here.

Who can apply? CalSEED is open to any California based individual, group, company or organization with an early stage innovation. The February 2018 application cycle will include caps by region, helping ensure broad geographic representation from across the state. Visit Calseed.fund to learn more about eligibility requirements.

Applications will be accepted from February 15th – February 28th. Visit www.calseed.fund to learn more.

The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development Initiative (CalSEED) is made possible by the California Energy Commission and funded through the Electric Program Investment Charge. CalSEED is administered by the California Clean Energy Fund.