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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Startup Companies to Participate in an Accelerator Program to Address Air Quality

gener8tor Direct Air Capture (DAC)


Agency
Foundation

GrantWatch ID#
211034

Funding Source
gener8tor
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
All USA
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 02/04/24 Save

Grant Description
Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International startup companies to participate in an accelerator program to address issues related to air quality. The funding program is intended to assist startup companies with the development of innovative carbon dioxide removal (CDR) systems and carbon capture technologies. Successful applicants will gain access to a global network of mentors and investors, as well as a potential investment.

The gener8tor Direct Air Capture (DAC) Accelerator is set to empower early-stage startups that are pioneering groundbreaking carbon dioxide removal technologies that can benefit from the robust opportunities that exist in the Illinois basin for sequestration. 

The Clean Air Task Force (CATF), a global nonprofit organization working to safeguard against the worst impacts of climate change, will serve as an advisor for this program. With 25 years of internationally recognized expertise on climate policy and a fierce commitment to exploring all potential solutions, CATF is a pragmatic, non-ideological advocacy group with the bold ideas needed to address climate change.

gener8tor is a nationally ranked accelerator that invests in high-growth startups and supports the growth of these startups through its network of experienced mentors, technologists, corporate partners, angel investors and venture capitalists. 



Recipient

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Global innovative startups may apply.

gener8tor strongly encourages candidates who are Black, indigenous, people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, those with previous felony convictions and others who identify as being from an underrepresented group to apply. All qualified applicants receive consideration without regard to any of the above characteristics or others protected by law.

Pre-Application Information
- Application Deadline: February 4th, 2024
- Program Kickoff: April 4th, 2024
- Program End: June 28th, 2024

Additional Program Information: https://www.energy.gov/fecm/articles/doe-announces-13-million-toward-innovations-carbon-dioxide-removal

gener8tor Investor Accelerator Program Information: https://www.gener8tor.com/investment-accelerators

Number of Grants
The gener8tor Direct Air Capture (DAC) Accelerator invests in and supports 5 innovative startups per cohort.

Estimated Size of Grant
Access to gener8tor’s global network of mentors and investors, Clean Air Task Force’s unparalleled DAC-focused expertise and relationships and a potential $100K investment into your startup.

Term of Contract
- Program Kickoff: April 4th, 2024
- Program End: June 28th, 2024

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