Whirlpool brand has recently kicked-off the fourth annual Mother of Invention Grant Program. In the past three years, Whirlpool brand has recognized and helped more than 15 moms turn their innovative ideas into reality.
The Whirlpool brand Mother of Invention Grant Program provides seed money and expert guidance to moms to turn their invention, business or service ideas into full-fledged businesses. Contest winners receive:
§ A $20,000 grant for the grand prize winner
§ $24,000 in grant money for the four runners-up
§ Appliance prizes
§ Invitation to business boot camp where winners will receive guidance from Whirlpool and industry experts
This year, we are greening the program by adding a new category focused on moms who create an environmentally friendly product/service or use natural/recycled materials to create their invention. More information and entry forms can be found at www.whirlpool.com/moms. Entries are accepted through July 31, 2008.
In addition to this contest, Whirlpool brand and Newman’s Own have launched the Let’s Eat In recipe contest and easy-to-prepare meal idea collection. Those with great recipe ideas can enter the contest, hosted by Food Network, for a chance to win a Whirlpool brand suite of kitchen appliances and a year’s supply of Newman’s Own products. For more information and to enter the contest, visit www.whirlpool.com/LetsEatIn through July 31, 2008.Be sure to subscribe to my contest blog feed!