Nice Grants: SmallBox
Funds for Big Ideas
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Indy Is Getting Niced, 

No-Strings Attached!


Accomplishing milestones feels good. In late 2012, our team surpassed some really big goals and Jeb offered up a bonus of $5,000 to use as we pleased. We could have bought some tech gadgets or thrown a party, but the team voted to use the money for the greater good.

We love this city. Like fierce, mad love for Indianapolis. It just made sense to use this money to support creativity and growth in Indy.

We put out the call for entrepreneurs, start-ups, artists, and the like, offering up five no-strings attached grants of $1,000 each. Our only request was permission to follow up on the progress of the funded projects. And thus: Nice Grants were born! We love this idea so much that we decided to make it a permanent fixture in the lore of SmallBox.

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  • Teresa Tatum
    Apr 25, 2014

    Meet the 2014 Nice Grants Recipients!

    #culture

    We've collected, sorted and voted – now it's time to congratulate the 2014 Nice Grants recipients!

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