Increased profile of local non-profit and secured federal funding.

Arch Grants is a non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurship and innovation through initiatives including the Global Startup Competition and the Entrepreneur Support Services program in St. Louis, Missouri. The organization efforts focus on attracting and retaining bright, innovative creators, by serving as an incubator for the development of an entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Combined total reward of $1.5 million for Arch Grants.

Supported successful application for a Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration’s i6 Challenge grant, which resulted in a $750,000 award, paired with local matching funds for a combined total of $1.5 million.

Introduced Arch Grant leadership to key decision-makers at the Department of Commerce, including program staff at EDA.

Advised leadership team on process related to applying for Federal grants and assisted with implementation of winning strategy resulting in a successful application.