Rural Innovation Fund (Kentucky)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Kentucky

Applies to States or Provinces Kentucky
Name Rural Innovation Fund (Kentucky)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Equity Investment, Grant Program
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-06-06
Last Substantive Modification
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Information Source


This fund provides capital to early-stage technology companies located in rural areas of Kentucky. Companies may apply for a $30,000 grant or an investment up to $100,000.

For the purpose of the Rural Innovation Fund, companies must be categorized in one of the following industry sectors: o Biosciences (BIO) o Environmental and Energy Technologies (EET) o Human Health and Development (HHD) o Information Technology and Communications (ITC) o Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing (MSAM)

Policy Contact

Contact Name Sean O'Leary
Department Kentucky Science and Technology Corp.
Address PO Box 1049
Address 2 200 W. Vine St. Ste. 420
Place Lexington, Kentucky
Zip/Postal Code 40507
Phone 859.246.3262