Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge

Application Process

Applicants for the Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge are selected for funding through a two-stage process. Academic-based teams initially submit a pre-proposal in advance of the below listed deadline. Pre-proposals are reviewed and up to ten finalists teams will be selected  and invited to prepare complete business concept proposals. 


Pre-Proposal Deadline

The pre-proposal deadline for the Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge has been extended through Monday, June 16, 2014 at 8:00 am MDT. Proposals must be submitted by electronically. Selected finalists will be announced no later than Mid-July, 2014. 


Application Information

To learn how to apply, please download the Barrett Foundation Challenge Revised Announcement and Guidelines 


Additional Resources

Responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found here. FAQs will be updated regularly as new questions arise.


After reviewing the FAQs, additional questions can be sent to Please be sure to include both a phone number and an e-mail address we can use to follow-up. 


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