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Application deadline: January 4, 2023

Cost:  $299

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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.

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Mentor Application Form



Edson-Hinton Program Timeline 2022-2023

Application Deadline January 4, 2023
Information Sessions December 7, 2022
1:00pm (in person at CFWY)
6:00pm (virtual)
Please register via:
Phone: (780) 865-1224
Application Deadline Midnight January 4, 2023
Selection Process January 2023
Applicants Notified January 2023
Orientation Session


January 2023
Program Launch
(Welcome/Meet the Mentors)
January 2023
In-Person/Virtual Workshops January 2023 – May 2023
Draft Plan Submitted March 2023
Second Draft Plan Submitted May 2023
Final Plan Submitted May 29, 2023
Program Ends/Celebration Edson – May 31, 2023
Hinton – June 1, 2023


Contact Us

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

SMARTstart Edson-Hinton
Phone: 780-865-1224