Kitsap Bank is proud to support small businesses who are making an impact on their communities through our award-winning edg3 FUND competition. Kitsap Bank is committed to a Triple Bottom Line model (people, profits, planet), and each year we reward companies who align with these core values and demonstrate how the $25,000 prize money will have a significant impact on their mission of making this world a better place.
Entries Judged on the Following Criteria:
- Mission Alignment. The company demonstrates its ability to meet the edg3 FUND mission of growing our community economically, socially and environmentally.
- Impact. The company explains how a $25,000 prize will make a significant impact on their business.
- Viability. The company presents a clear vision for the future, and describes how the business will succeed for the foreseeable future.
- Uniqueness. The company is distinct or innovative and addresses a need, or solves a problem in a unique way.
The 2019 edg3 FUND application period has closed. Stay tuned to find out which small businesses will be advancing as Semifinalists!
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