2018 Grant Applications
Fashion Institute Midwest (FIM) grant applications are now available. Grants will be awarded based on the selection criteria and it must satisfy at least one of the four pillars that represents FIM’s mission: creative inspiration, skill development, resource development, or business incubation.
Types of Grants
Designers can apply for a grant in the following categories:
Travel Grants: Designers are selected based on their readiness for exposure to options that enrich their creativity located in a larger market
Designer Grants: Designers are selected based on their readiness and ability which may be enhanced by obtaining materials, equipment, education, and assistance to aid in their creativity.
Manufacturing Grants: Designers are selected based on their readiness to take their development to a larger market base.
Deadlines & Awards
First Quarter: Application due December 1/Awarded January 1
Molly O’Brien $2,500
Max I. Walker’s Ultra Chic Boutique Dress Flip Contest
Lynlee Medhi $200
Miranda Hanson $100
Terri Buckner $100
Sabrina Ree Feller $100
Beth Bolton $100
Second Quarter: Application due March 1/Awarded April 1
Third Quarter: Application due June 1/Awarded July 1
Fourth Quarter: Application due September 1/Awarded October 1