Green Power Initiative Business Plan Competition 2011


Competition Organizer

The Earl Carl Institute for Legal & Social Policy, Inc.

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to the owners of existing small businesses and individuals wishing to start a new business venture. The business plan should be for a new business venture or for an existing business that is significantly expanding. Businesses must be located or plan to locate in the Greater Houston, Texas area. Team size cannot exceed 2 people. 
Important Dates

All business plans and applications must be submitted by May 18, 2011. Twelve finalists will give 10 minute business plan presentations to judges at the "How to Get Your Piece of the Business Ownership Pie" Conference on June 11, 2011. Winners will be announce following the presentations.

Competition Prizes

First place: $5,000

Second place: $3,000

Third place: $1,500

Other Info

Two mandatory will be held for entrants to cover the basics of business plans and help them prepare for the business plan competition.