Education

In education, Propeller’s Impact Accelerator sponsored by Advancing Cities, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Capital One Bank, Entergy Corporation, the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Hancock Whitney Bank, The RosaMary Foundation, Thrive New Orleans, US Department of Agriculture, US Small Business Administration, the Weishaupt Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, supports entrepreneurs working in three main areas:

  • Early childhood education
  • Expanded pathways to vocational education and job skill development for New Orleanians
  • Development of equitable, culturally-relevant practices and policies to local education systems and skill development opportunities.

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For additional information, view our Program Overview.

Program Dates: July 23 - November 15

Priority Application Deadline: May 15, 2022

Final Application Deadline: June 12

Key Dates

Applicant Info Session Q&A: April 14
Applicant Info Session Q&A: May 12

Program Eligibility

  • Propeller Entrepreneur Profile
  • For-profit or nonprofit with earned revenue that qualify for at least ONE of the three listed eligibility categories below:
  • Early childhood education
  • Expanded pathways to vocational education and job skill development for New Orleanians
    Development of equitable, culturally-relevant practices and policies to local education systems and skill development opportunities

Success Story

KNOW Card Games

KNOW Card Games

“Propeller helped to shape my vision and provided me with the groundwork upon which to build a sustainable enterprise.” - Freddi Evans, KNOW Card Games

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