Idea Village, Propeller among recipients of federal grants unveiled Thursday

The Advocate 27 August 2015

Two New Orleans-based nonprofits that support entrepreneurs were among four recipients of nearly $2.1 million in federal grants announced Thursday from the U.S. Department of Economic Development. Propeller, which helps launch business ventures that focus on the city’s pressing issues, will receive $300,000 to offer businesses that are addressing coastal and urban water issues more opportunities for consulting, monitoring and other resources.