2014 Mission Main Street Grants® recipients

Get to know this year's extraordinary selection of Mission Main Street Grants recipients
and learn how their businesses stood out among the many.

Get to know this year’s grant recipients and learn how their businesses stood out among the many.

Apeel Sciences

Farming & Forestry
Santa Barbara, CA

Creates products from natural plant extracts that allow growers to reduce use of pesticides, increase crop yield and provide longer shelf life

apeelsciences.com Learn more about Apeel Sciences

Atlantis Hydroponics, Inc

Atlanta, GA

Sells hydroponic materials to help make hydroponics the future of horticulture and self-sustaining gardening an integral part of people’s lives

atlantishydroponics.com Learn more about Atlantis Hydroponics, Inc

Bill Lewis Outdoors

Fishing, Hunting & Trapping
Alexandria, LA

Manufactures and distributes quality lures and bobbers to enhance the fishing experience

rat-l-trap.com Learn more about Bill Lewis Outdoors

Blue Oven Bakery, Inc.

Farming & Forestry
Williamsburg, OH

Offers an array of farm-fresh foods ranging from naturally fermented and more traditional breads, sweet pastries, tarts and prepared foods

blueovenbakery.com Learn more about Blue Oven Bakery, Inc.
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Cuevas Distribution Inc.

Fort Worth, TX

Offers high-quality laboratory, medical, safety supplies, and equipment to keep your lab compliant and researchers safe

cuevasdistribution.com Learn more about Cuevas Distribution Inc.

Dat Donut

Restaurants / Bars
Chicago, IL

Provides fresh, delicious, high-quality hand-made donuts

datdonut.com Learn more about Dat Donut

Fortified Bicycle, Inc

Boston, MA

Making city cycling safer by providing products that protect bikers and their gear

fortifiedbike.com Learn more about Fortified Bicycle, Inc

GroundWork Renewables, Inc.

Business Service Providers
Sand City, CA

Provides meteorological (aka ‘weather’) stations and services to supply clients with the knowledge necessary to develop profitable solar and wind energy projects

grndwork.com Learn more about GroundWork Renewables, Inc.

JC's Pie Pops

Los Angeles, CA

Produces creamy, crunchy, pie-inspired frozen cream desserts on a stick that are all-natural, made with hormone-free dairy and non-GMO ingredients

ilovejc.com/piepops Learn more about JC's Pie Pops

KOTA Longboards LLC

Denver, CO

Designs and manufactures handcrafted longboard skateboards from hard rock maple with a unique KOTAgrip finish that eliminates the need for grip tape

kotalongboards.com Learn more about KOTA Longboards LLC

La Casa Azul Bookstore

New York City, NY

Independent bookshop and community hub that celebrates Latino traditions, provides educational programs and features locally made art

lacasaazulbookstore.com Learn more about La Casa Azul Bookstore

Mast Brothers Chocolate

Brooklyn, NY

Artisanal chocolate factory and brew bar dedicated to the craft of handmade chocolate and brewed chocolate beverages

mastbrothers.com Learn more about Mast Brothers Chocolate

New Orleans School of Cooking

Education & Training
New Orleans, LA

Provides entertaining and informative classes for visitors and locals interested in the authentic dishes and cultural history of New Orleans cuisine

neworleansschoolofcooking.com Learn more about New Orleans School of Cooking

Pallet Wrapz, Inc

Glenview, IL

Produces an eco-friendly, reusable, heavy-duty vinyl mesh used to wrap pallets that is an alternative to plastic stretch film

palletwrapz.com Learn more about Pallet Wrapz, Inc

Portland Meat Collective, LLC

Education & Training
Portland, OR

Helps consumers procure sustainable, humanely-raised whole animals directly from small Oregon farms and provides butchery and charcuterie classes

pdxmeat.com Learn more about Portland Meat Collective, LLC

Qubits Toy, Inc.

Orlando, FL

Creates an easy-to-assemble, snap-together toy that explores modular design and lets kids know that geometry can be fun, artistic and challenging

qubitstoy.com Learn more about Qubits Toy, Inc.

The ReWall Company, LLC

Des Moines, IA

Uses a zero waste, zero water process to upcycle beverage carton waste into durable, mold-resistant building materials for green and healthy living

rewallmaterials.com Learn more about The ReWall Company, LLC

The Root Café, LLC

Restaurants / Bars
Little Rock, AR

A casual, family-friendly restaurant that offers award-winning food made with fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from small farms

therootcafe.com Learn more about The Root Café, LLC


San Antonio, TX

Designs and manufactures robotic camera devices that enable everyone to automatically capture professional caliber footage of themselves in action

soloshot.com Learn more about SOLOSHOT, Inc.

Titan Paddles LLC

Sunrise, FL

Designs and hand-crafts a strong and durable yet lightweight paddle for paddleboarding enthusiasts ranging from entry-level to world record-holder

titanpaddles.com Learn more about Titan Paddles LLC

Mission Main Street Grants has helped small businesses across the country. Click the points on the map to meet our recipients and learn about their businesses.

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Recipients by year (key): 2014 2013 2012 MULTIPLE

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