Proposal Timeline to Enlighten Award Selection for Projects

Mid February Proposal due dateProposals are due by 11:59 pm ET.  Applicants are expected to meet with the Coulter team prior to submitting proposal.  Collaboration with the Coulter team on proposal creation is encouraged.
Mid March Triage Pitch MeetingApplicant teams will be invited to present a brief, 5-minute pitch presentation of their ideas to the Coulter Oversight Committee. Up to 6 teams will be awarded Enlighten funding.
Mid-March – Early -June Enlighten ProgramProgram deliverables include product development plans and business and product development milestones, budgets and resource requirements to achieve milestones.
Mid-June Project Selection MeetingTeams with Enlighten Awards will be invited to pitch for Evolve Awards to execute on strategic plans. Teams will present a 15-minute pitch presentation to the Oversight Committee for a funding decision.
JulyEvolve funding beginsThe one-year funding cycle runs from July – June