Food

In food, Propeller’s Impact Accelerator focuses on supporting entrepreneurs who have an existing consumer packaged good (CPG) brand, or whose food service businesses are pivoting to produce consumer packaged goods and other local food products, with an emphasis on sustainable, healthy, and affordable products made with locally-sourced ingredients. Propeller will prioritize innovative ideas that will build a more equitable, just and sustainable food system.

For additional information, view our Program Overview.

Program Dates: July 19, 2021 - November 18, 2021

Early Feedback Deadline: May 30, 2021 at 11:59 CST

Final Application Deadline: June 27, 2021 at 11:59 CST

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Key Dates

Applicant Info Session Q&A: Thursday, May 20 6:00-7:00pm | RSVP
Applicant Info Session Q&A: Wednesday, June 16 12:00-1:00pm | RSVP

Program Eligibility

  • Propeller Entrepreneur Profile

  • Entrepreneurs who have an existing consumer packaged good (CPG) brand, or whose food service businesses are pivoting to produce consumer packaged goods and other local food products that are one or more of the following:

                ◦ Environmentally sound

                ◦ Locally-sourced

                ◦ Healthy

                ◦ Or have other compelling social or environmental impact

  • Propeller will prioritize companies led by BIPOC entrepreneurs
  • Solo founders are welcome to apply, but applying with a co-founder or key team member is encouraged

Success Story

Bhoomi

Bhoomi Cane Water

“Propeller’s team helped us achieve strategic goals, connected us with marketing support, and strengthened our team by introducing an incredible mentor.”

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