[EXPIRED] $50k @ St. Louis

Arch Grants is providing $50k equity-free grants and pro bono support services to pre-Series A entrepreneurs who locate their startups in St. Louis. Learn more about how to apply for the grant here. 

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About Arch Grants:

Arch Grants is a nonprofit organization that is building a new economy by providing $50,000 equity-free grants and pro bono support services to entrepreneurs who locate their early-stage businesses in St. Louis. Through its competitive Global Startup Competition, Arch Grants retains and attracts the most innovative entrepreneurs to the St. Louis region. This program is an aggressive effort to inspire the next generation of employers, civic leaders, and philanthropists for St. Louis.

The Opportunity:

  • $50,000 equity-free funding

  • Pro bono support services in legal, accounting, marketing, and human resources

  • Networking support and introductions to angel investment and venture capital networks

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Eligibility to pitch for up to $1 million in follow on funding exclusively for Arch Grants Finalists and Recipients


  • Idea stage to pre-Series A companies

  • All industries

  • Innovative product/solution

  • Scalable business model

  • Interest in St. Louis and helping its startup ecosystem grow and thrive


  • 51% of your founding team, OR at least one full-time founder AND 51% of the full team, working full-time on the business in the city of St. Louis for the year-long program (Nov. 2019 – Nov. 2020)

  • HQ located in the city of St. Louis

  • Participation in Program (approx. 8 hours per quarter)


April 15, 2019 final applications accepted


APPLY HERE and tell them Next Gen sent you!

Alex Gordon