Open Applications for the Judd and Barbara Jacobson Award

July 7, 2017

The Judd and Barbara Jacobson Award recognizes the pursuit or achievement of a business entrepreneurial endeavor by a person with a disability. This year's award recipient will receive a $10,000 cash award to advance their business endeavor.

Who Can Apply?

Applicants must:

  • have a physical disability or sensory impairment
  • demonstrate pursuit or achievement of an entrepreneurial business endeavor
  • be 18 years of age or older
  • reside in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota or South Dakota

Individuals and groups are welcome to apply for the award.

How to Apply

Nominees must complete an application and specify how the award money will be used to further their business endeavor. More information and application documents can be found at

Applications are due Friday, July 28