Past Entrepreneurial Grant Winners:

This grant has been in existence since 2015. All applicants were new or existing businesses within Wilkes looking to begin or expand their companies with our assistance. Each year the Review Committee judges based on sustainability and funding impact using a business plan.


$127,363 Awarded to 52 Businesses


Past Entrepreneurial Grant Winners

Fall 2022 Winners

Hive Fitness Studio LLC

Arlene and Friends Salon and Spa

Comity Cabin LLC

Whitney Deal Dancewear




Spring 2022 Winners

Wilkes Wags & Wiggles

The Green Cleaners

Journey Well Massage

New Journey Farm

Swan Creek Acres

Stardust Cellars


Fall 2021 Winners

Vernon's Cake Carousel

Crosswoods Lumber

Top Knot Salon

Redding Homestead Vineyard

Steps 2 Grow, LLC

Created by Coffee Designs

The Meat Sweats

Spring 2021 Winners 

Elyse Serrano Video

Reavis Skullworks

Sew Blessed Quiltworks

JR Pixels

New Castle Farms

3 Pink Flamingos

Castello Barone

Merle's Cocktail Lounge

2020 Winners

Stardust Cellars

Brushy Mountain Granola Company

Northwest NC Batting Facility

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Hope Jordan Art- The Vintage Work Shoppe

Cook's Outfitters



2019 Winners

Moonshine Leatherworks

Mr. Toro Bakery & Taqueria 

Key City Antiques

Handy Hands Home Remodel & Repair

April Flowers




2018 Winners

Waggles Pet Supply

Meat & 2 Sides Farms

Seasons Inspirations




2017 Winners

Tumbling Shoals Farms

To Bee Sow Happy Farm





2016 Winners

Olivia’s Legacy Meats

Kennedy Farms

Three B Farms

Goddard Family Farms

Red Rose Trading Company


2015 Winners

Anchor Coffee

Hidden Happiness Bee Farm

Advantage Restaurant Supply

Blue Ridge Development Group

Eden House Floral Design

iMedia (The Lewis Company)

Chamber Memberships for 6 Winners



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