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Saputo USA's Frigo Cheese Heads Brand Opens Applications for Build a Bright Future Program; Nicole Austin Shares

Saputo USA's Frigo Cheese Heads Brand Opens Applications for Build a Bright Future Program; Nicole Austin Shares


MILWAUKEE, WI
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

A prominent Saputo USA brand is encouraging consumers to get creative. Frigo Cheese Heads announced that applications are now open for its 2023 “Build a Bright Future” program, which supports tweens and teens in their visions of doing good in their communities. A combination of cash prizes, mentorship, and educational programming will help recipients amplify their creative passions, enhance their budding entrepreneurial skills, and provide funding for a business idea or nonprofit.

Nicole Austin, Marketing Manager of Retail Dairy, Saputo USA“Our Frigo Cheese Heads brand is all about encouraging creativity and self-expression, and this program helps us connect with young people who are doing just that in their communities,” said Nicole Austin, Saputo USA Marketing Manager of Retail Dairy. “There are many ways to eat our cheese snacks, just like there are many ways to make a difference. We look forward to seeing all the ways applicants dream of putting their passions to work and helping them make it happen.”

Now in year 10, the program encourages and cultivates creativity in young people by supporting their talents and dreams. Frigo Cheese Heads encourages aspiring entrepreneurs ages 8–15 to apply for a “Build a Bright Future” vision grant. Educational and mentorship opportunities will be supported through program partner WIT (Whatever It Takes).

Frigo Cheese Heads announced that applications are now open for its 2023 “Build a Bright Future” program, which supports tweens and teens in their visions of doing good in their communities

According to a press release, a total of 35 winners will each receive their share of $75,000 in cash prizes and $75,000 in mentorship and educational programming prizes in early 2024, including the following:

  • Five grand prize winners will receive a $5,000 grant and educational opportunities through WIT, a custom virtual mentorship program, a four-week entrepreneurial/leadership course, and one year of access to the WIT Community
  • 10 first prize winners will be awarded a $3,000 grant, participation in a four-week WIT entrepreneurial/leadership course, and one year of access to the WIT Community
  • 20 honorable mention winners will be awarded a $1,000 grant, participation in a four-week WIT entrepreneurial/leadership course, and one year of access to the WIT Community

Applicants must create a short video and answer questions about their creative ideas. Applications are open through November 17, 2023, and will be accepted through online submission by a parent or legal guardian.

Best of luck to the applicants!

Saputo USA
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