$10,000 Contest!

The Dream Big Oklahoma grant contest is an opportunity for people to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or expansion of their current business.  Entrants compete online for a chance to win a regional grant, and then become eligible to compete for a chance to win a statewide grand prize. Check out the How It Works section for official contest rules.

Build Bartlesville

This contest has ended

Serving Washington County, Build Bartlesville is a collaboration between the Bartlesville Development Corporation and the RSU Innovation Center to provide grant funds to help start-up entrepreneurs and existing businesses in Washington County. Fifty percent or more of the revenue generated by the business must come from outside Washington County.

The Basics

Upload your dream in four ways. It is highly suggested you use all four methods for the most competitive proposal. 
  • Two sentences (very short elevator pitch)
  • Narrative
  • Video 
  • Pictures

Meet the Contest Host

The Build Bartlesville competition is sponsored by the Innovation Center, powered by Rogers State University. The Innovation Center fosters economic development by addressing the educational needs of business and industry in northeast Oklahoma. Visit the Innovation Center website to learn more about starting or growing your business. For questions about this contest, contact dlecount@rsu.edu or call 918-343-7533.

Past Build Bartlesville Winners