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Spring Forward 2024 Grant

Innovation Minds, based in Silicon Valley is announcing “Spring Forward 2024” grants (non-cash) for eligible Enterprises, Academic Institutions, and NGOs.  Watch out for a detailed update about this program at International Creativity and Innovation Day (Apr 21st).

Applications Available from March 4, 2024

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for the first cohort: December 30, 2024.

Pre-Application one on one calls information:

The Innovation Minds Outreach team continuously researches and identifies potential  Enterprises, Academic Institutions, and NGOs who may become eligible for the grant and will set up screening calls with Grant administrators. If both parties see synergies to move forward, the next steps will be discussed and pursued.

The grant, valued at $50,000, has been made possible through Innovation Minds partnership and research with UC Davis AI Society and UC Berkley AI Society. This grant provides AI and ML technology for up to 6 months and a 60-Day facilitated innovation sprint to tackle an organizational or community challenge. Please note this grant doesn’t provide any cash disbursements.

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education (IHEs), NGOs, and Enterprises having an employee size within 10k, headquartered in the US are eligible. Exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis subject to the grantor’s approval.


Mike Lella, Global Head of Outreach, Innovation Minds.

Telephone: (610) 507-5895.



Bala Balasubramaniam, CEO, Innovation Minds.

Telephone: (408) 605-8471.


Or, submit your request using the form below. Good luck!


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