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Innovation Grant

Innovation Grant Request for Proposals:

The County of Kauai’s Office of Economic Development (OED) is requesting proposals for its Innovation Grant for Fiscal Year 2020-21. OED will be accepting applications for innovative projects to generate short-term and long-term economic growth and diversification on Kauai. The intent of the grant is to support new programs or projects that advance innovation by identifying and solving local problems in the areas of small business, technology, transportation, agriculture, local manufacturing, circular economy and tourism in Kauai County.

Informational Webinar:

The Office of Economic Development will be hosted a webinar on Wednesday, December 16th. This informational webinar provided an overview of the Innovation Grants and reviewed the application process. If you were not able to attend the live webinar, a recording of the webinar is shared below.

How to Apply and Timeline:

The Request for Proposals document is included below for your review. The County of Kauai is now utilizing an online application process through the Amplifund Grants contract management system. All applications for the Innovation Grant must be completed and submitted via the Amplifund system. A link to the Application in Amplifund and the Amplifund Submission Guide is included below.

Questions regarding clarification of any information contained in the Solicitation of Proposals document, including all attachments, needed to be received in writing by email on or before December 18, 2020. You can review the official responses to questions received using the link below. For any questions, please email Sandy Kaauwai at oedgrants@kauai.gov

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