To submit your application and/or questions please contact Abbey Archer-Rierson at 620-242-0439 or email@example.com
A list of the most recent students who have received the Horizon Fund:
Alexandra Moore, Abby Trenkle, Kylie Sanchez, Ashley Schweizer: Food for you
Ashley Frankenbery: Pre-professional club
Christopher Barnes: InboxMe
Dominique Clemens: DJ Company
Jordyn Lipe: The Dog Bowl
Lara Neher: Neherly New Restorations
Nathan & Kylece: Hype Entertainment
Spencer Mahurt: Flyboycompany
Tiffany Fraser & Willie Stockton: Golden Prom & Two with the Tude/Puppies
Tyler Frazier: cookies, cupcakes, small cakes
Tyler Henning: Marvelous Metal LLC
Alexandra Moore/ Abby Trenkle: Food for You
Cole Base: trim shop
Crystalyn Kleist: Fine Fruits an all-natural fruit snack company
David Jussel: flipping classic farm trucks and Vintage plate design
Deon Shorter: telling stories of people’s life in McPherson/ book
Devirous Johnson: women’s clothing line
Ingrid Dryden: cruelty free makeup/ website
Jacob O’Gorman: RedEye. Historical research for vintage and classic cars.
Jordyn Lipe: Dog Bowl-coffee/homemade baked goods
Kayla Osborn: redoing furniture
Samson Shivers: Hand Up, So What t-shirts
Tyler Bruton: digitize photo album
Zach Oller: foot odor control product
Adam Porter: provide professional and functional website design and development.
Alexandra Moore & Tessa Szambecki: Simple way to help people make their hopes and dreams concrete by attaching a lock with a goal written on to some type of architecture/art piece.
Andrew Butcher: Start a collision/custom paint shop.
Chris Barnes: Mail alert system, “InboxMe”.
Cole Base: Do upholstery and soft trim work for people on a budget.
Cole Tuttle: Create hand turned pens and pencils using a small lathe and high quality wood pen blanks.
Daniel May: Cook and sell arepas.
D'onte Woods: T-shirt promotion through modeling/“Kingz Live Forever”
Joel Kellogg: Design and print shirts using existing screen printing press
Jordyn Lipe: Dog Bowl LLC
Maci Grimes: Start a small nail salon for MC students.
Rusty Andersen: Custom paint. “Swarfin Paint”
Sam Polifka: Speak about leadership.
Sean Dullaghan: His Company “Fermeanttobe” will produce a variety of fermented foods starting with “Jarlic,” which is fermented garlic.
Taylor Gillispie: Creating a graphic design freelance business that specializes in personal and professional branding.
Tyler Bruton: Expand his “Digital Memories” business. Converting photos and videos into electronic format.
Micro-grants of just $500 through the college’s Horizon Fund have made a significant difference in the lives of enterprising MC students.
See what Horizon Fund students are doing
An update on three grant recipients - now grads - from year one of the Horizon Fund.
Zack Gaddis, Emily James and Dale Schwartz
In Kansas, a Young Investor Navigates the Stock Market
The Chronicle of Higher Education
President Schneider is interviewed by KWCH (CBS) about the $1.2 million anonymous gift to entrepreneurship initiative.
Dr. Betsy Gatewood talks about the Entrepreneurship Fellow position and entrepreneurship at McPherson College.
President Michael Schneider introduces the Horizon Fund initiative to help fund students who have original entrepreneurial ideas.