💲 Grant Guide

This guide is your one-stop-shop to learn which grant programs are out there, which are best suited for what you’re working on, and what tips/advice you can use for applications and interviews. Thank you to grant recipients of each of the programs listed below for sharing information used to make this!

General resources

📄 1517 Fund’s Database of Grant Programs

👀 Looking for grants? Fill out Merge’s LFG form

🎧 Merge Pod features conversations with Mergers about what they’re building and how they got funding for their projects:

  1. Sohi Patel and her co-founder received an Emergent Ventures grant to build a startup recording hyper-personalized health context, at the molecular level (Apple | Spotify)
  2. Andrew Nijmeh received an Emergent Ventures grant to work on solving traffic (Apple | Spotify)
  3. Kai Goodall received a 1517 grant to work on a jet-propelled skateboard (Apple | Spotify)