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2017 Downtown Entrepreneur Grants


(Your business must open here or exist here in order to be eligible for the grants).

Welcome, Entrepreneurs!

UPDATE February 16th, 2017: Classes are under way! Pitch Day will be held on April 29th, 2017 by invitation only.

UPDATE January 20th, 2017: We are in the process of selecting and notifying the 18 finalists now.

UPDATE October 19th, 2016: Believe in Bristol Awarded Virginia Community Business Launch Grant

UPDATE April 19th, 2016: Belive in Bristol Wins Tennessee Main Street Entrepreneur Grant

Our first year winner featured in commercial

Bristol Brewing is full steam ahead after getting some help from Bank of Tennessee. UPDATE: Brewmeister and Entrepreneur Extraordinaire Ken Monyak will be leading our 2017 Co.Starters training class!

We believe in YOU

Believe in Bristol supports and welcomes entrepreneurs to our downtown — not just a beautiful and fun place to be, but a great place to do business as well.

We provide free promotion, business alerts, gatherings, classes, and so much more. Come down to the IdeaSpace (located in the Visitor's Center / Believe in Bristol HQ) and explore your dreams today!