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Meet Jane Round

Jane Round is one of the two recipients of the FIM 4th Quarter Grant Awards. Recently we asked Jane the following questions about how her grant award and FIM’s support will help her brand. How will you being using the grant you received this quarter from FIM? I will be using the funds from my […]

FIM’s 3rd Quarter Grant Recipient Is…

Congratulations to Jillian Fellers! We would like to congratulate Jillian Fellers on being FIM’s 3rd Quarter Grant recipient. Jillian was awarded $2,000.00 for travel costs to attend fall Bridal Market Week in New York City. She will be presenting to buyers¬†her 2017 Bridal Collection at Bridal Market Week. By receiving FIM’s grant, Jillian will be […]

2016 Chicago Fabric Buying & Educational Trip

This week 9 designers will be visiting Chicago on FIM’s Chicago Buying & Educational Trip! The trip will be from Thursday, April 28 until Saturday, April 30. While in Chicago, Denise Ervin, the FIM Representative for the trip, and eight local designers will be visiting three fabric stores. They will also be visiting with three […]

2016 FIM Grant Applications Now Available

2016 Grant Applications NOW AVAILABLE 2016 Grant Application Deadlines 3rd Quarter 2016: Application due June 1. Grant Awards made by July 1. 4th Quarter 2016: Application due September 1. Grant Awards made by October 1. Please email completed application to info@fashioninstitutemidwest.org.

The Grants Keep Coming!

FIM awards 4 more grants to aspiring designers Omaha Ne, May 15, 2014. The Fashion Institute Midwest (FIM) in May awarded grants for special projects to four emerging designers. Kate Walz of Omaha and Whitney Rorah of Ames, Iowa, received grants for supplies, fabric and registration for the 2014 Nebraska Aids Project Fashion Show held […]