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Application deadline: Postponed!  Check back in December 2021

Cost:  $299

Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.

Entrepreneur Applications Closed



Interested in mentoring? SMARTstart requires enthusiastic and experienced business owners each year. Many of our mentors return year after year.  Please see the timeline below for an idea of what goes on in the program.  Please note that all dates may not be applicable for mentors.

Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.

Mentor Application Form



Edson-Hinton Program Timeline 2021-2022

Applications Open Check back in December 2021
Information Sessions
Application Deadline
Selection Process
Applicants Notified
Orientation Session


Program Launch
(Welcome/Meet the Mentors)
In-Person Workshops
Draft Plan Submitted
Second Draft Plan Submitted
Final Plan Submitted
Program Ends/Celebration


Contact Us

If you have questions about SMARTstart Edson-Hinton, please contact us:

SMARTstart Edson-Hinton
Phone: 780-865-1224