2024 Sponsored Membership Application

posted on Friday, December 1, 2023 in Blog

Grow Cedar Valley recognizes the importance of small businesses and supports diversity in business ownership. Every year, Grow Cedar Valley will be giving Minority-owned, Women-owned, LGBTQ+-owned, and/or Veteran-owned and nonprofits the chance to be selected for a free sponsored membership.

To qualify businesses must be located in the Cedar Valley with less than 10 employees, and be at least 51% minority-owned based on one or more of the following categories:
     • Minority-owned businesses (defined as United States citizens who are Asian-Indian, Asian-Pacific, Black, Hispanic or Native American)
     • Women-owned business
     • LGBTQ+-owned business
     • Veteran-owned business

This opportunity is also open to nonprofits located in the Cedar Valley with less than 10 employees.


Applications/Nominations are due Friday, December 8th, 2023. Approved business owners will be notified via email by December 31st, 2023. Grow Cedar Valley membership and all benefits will be effective January 1st, 2024, and go through December 31st, 2024.


Click here for the Nomination Form.


Preference will be given to new Grow Cedar Valley investors.
Interested in providing additional sponsorships or have questions? Contact Jim at to get connected!