Children's Board of Hillsborough County Innovative Business Plan Competition 2011


Letters of Intent due


Competition Organizer

Children's Board of Hillsborough County, Rotary Club of Tampa

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Specialized Industries
Who's Eligible

Applicants must be Hillsborough County, Florida non-profit organizations serving children and families headquartered or doing substantial related business in Hillsborough County. The venture may be for a non-profit subsidiary, a for-profit subsidiary or a program of the organization.

Important Dates

Letters of Intent must be submitted by June 3, 2011. Business plans are due on August 19, 2011. Finalists will deliver presentations the week of September 12, 2011. Winners will be announced at the Social Enterprise Conference & Award Ceremony on September 30, 2011 in Tampa, Florida.

Competition Prizes

First prize: $25,000

Second prize: $15,000

Other Info

A series of four training sessions will be held at the Children's Board prior to the business plan submission deadline to help participants develop their business plan and learn more about social enterprise. The sessions are not mandatory, but are strongly encouraged.