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NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $160,000 to sixteen North Carolina startups in its fifth NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle. Substantial Magazine is one of the Grant Recipients Selected from Diverse NC IDEA MICRO Applicant Pool.

NC IDEA Awards Total of $160,000 to Sixteen NC Small Businesses

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $160,000 to sixteen North Carolina startups in its fifth NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle. Substantial Magazine is one of the Grant Recipients Selected from Diverse NC IDEA MICRO Applicant Pool.

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On April 20, 2021 the Black community and others across the nation anxiously awaited the jury’s verdict to be announced after ten hours of deliberation. Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges, including second-degree murder. Chauvin’s sentencing decision is one of the longest prison terms ever imposed on a U.S. police officer in the killing of a Black person.

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The Lens Refocused is the virtual conversation with your smartest, sweetest, most spiritual, and most innovative friends. Join us as we walk away full of strategic purpose and a new understanding of how to approach the mission ahead of us.

Substantial Media LLC secures investment and Board of Directors commitment from Donald Thompson, CEO of Walk West and co-founder of The Diversity Movement

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $160,000 to sixteen North Carolina startups in its fifth NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle. Substantial Magazine is one of the Grant Recipients Selected from Diverse NC IDEA MICRO Applicant Pool.

NC IDEA Awards Total of $160,000 to Sixteen NC Small Businesses

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded $160,000 to sixteen North Carolina startups in its fifth NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle. Substantial Magazine is one of the Grant Recipients Selected from Diverse NC IDEA MICRO Applicant Pool.

The Tulsa Massacre 100 Years Later

The destruction of Greenwood in Tulsa Oklahoma is considered the single most horrific racial terrorism event in US history. Approximately 300 people were killed, over 1200 homes and at least 60 businesses, churches, schools, a library, and even a hospital were destroyed. 100 years after the largest act of racial terrorism on US soil, we are still asking questions about what really happened in Tulsa and how we can move forward as a country.

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Substantial Student Scholarship Recipient Raven Hamilton

At the end of each Academic year Substantial will recognize one deserving BIPOC student from a North Carolina HBCU whose story and academic achievements meet our award requirements.