Red Wing Ignite was recently awarded 4 million dollars in federal grants and matching dollars to support local entrepreneurship and innovation.
Executive Director, Stacy Nimmo, says the Build-to-Scale Grant will enable them to expand their reach.
Nimmo says they are modeling a new outreach program from Rochester to better reach underserved groups.
The grant runs through October 31st, 2025.
Red Wing Ignite is located at 419 Bush Street in the Community Development building.
Their mission is to fuel economic development by working with key sectors of the community to spur innovation by supporting entrepreneurs, businesses, and students covering 11 counties in southeastern Minnesota.
For more information, go to https://www.redwingignite.org/.