MCCD, City of Phoenix, and NACCE/EEVF Phase II Small Business Venture Funding Program – Announcement of Winning Cohort for Spring, 2022

Several Maricopa Colleges are participating in a collaboration with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), Everyday Entrepreneurship Venture Fund (EEVF) and the City of Phoenix. The collaboration is part of the NAACE/EEVF Venture Fund phase II program which is raising money to provide capital to Maricopa student-entrepreneurs for start-up and scale up of small businesses. Faculty and Development Directors from the Maricopa Colleges participating with support of the Maricopa Colleges Foundation, have raised a venture fund from local donors, including the City of Phoenix, along with grant funds from NACCE/EEVF. The City of Phoenix support of $20,000, along with a $20,000 grant from the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship, will help ignite young entrepreneurs across Phoenix and Maricopa County.  To-date the colleges have raised more than $50,000.

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