Eligibility Criteria

The Dream Believe Succeed Foundation will generally use the following criteria to assess grant applications

  • Applicants aged between 15 and 23 years as at 31 January 2019
  • Applicants must reside in Christchurch
  • It must be a new business or business idea(s)
  • The Applicant should also have an intention to implement their business or ideas(s) in Canterbury
  • The applicant must be the main promoter i.e. has the lead role in the business and/or has a significant shareholding in the business.
  • Applicants can only enter one business or idea per calendar year
  • Applications must be in by 14 December 2018
  • Applicants must complete the entry form
  • Applicants must be prepared to make themselves available for an interview as part of the application
  • Applicants will need to provide support for their request for funding
  • Finalists  will be required to complete a business plan and present their idea or business to the selection panel