- Associated Press - Thursday, April 5, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Start-up companies in the Louisville area can now apply for funding through the 2018 Vogt Awards.

A statement from the Community Foundation of Louisville says applications for the awards will be accepted through June 1. The Vogt Awards program provides $25,000 and 10 weeks of support services including mentorship for up to six early-stage entrepreneurs.

The Vogt Invention & Innovation Fund was founded by Henry Vogt Heuser and is an endowment at the Community Foundation of Louisville. The program helps support entrepreneurial efforts by funding product development and commercialization.


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The initiative is open to entrepreneurs in Louisville and surrounding counties in Kentucky and Indiana. Winners will be announced in August.

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