Summer 2016 BALSA Grant is Open for Applications

Dear Friends of the BALSA Foundation,

We're delighted to let you know that we are accepting applications for the Summer 2016 BALSA Grant through July 15th, 2016!

We will award at least $10,000 in cash awards and $30,000 of in-kind donations for professional services to first-time St. Louis entrepreneurs.  Winners will join the BALSA Foundation finalist community and receive one-on-one mentoring and other resources to help them launch and grow their business.  Learn more about the BALSA Grant here.

The deadline to apply is end of the day July 15.  We will notify all applicants of their status by mid-August, and publicly announce the next class of BALSA Grant finalists at our awards ceremony on September 1 - details to follow. 

For more information, please contact us at

With best wishes for a great summer,

The BALSA Foundation Team