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Applications Open: September 15
Deadline: November 13
Cost: $200

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Entrepreneur Application OPEN



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



Grande Prairie Program Timeline

Applications Open September 15, 2023
Information Sessions  Watch the information session on YouTube
Application Deadline Midnight November 13, 2023
Selection Process & Interviews November 13-15, 2023
Applicants Notified TBD
Program Launch November 2023
Workshops (Virtual or In Person) November – March 5, 2023
Online Learning November 2023 – November 2024
Draft Plan Submitted March 1, 2024
Second Draft Plan Submitted June 1, 2024
Final Draft Plan Submitted November, 2024
Celebration Event November 2024


Contact Us

If you have questions about SMARTstart Grande Prairie, please contact us:

SMARTstart Grande Prairie
Phone: (780) 814-5340 ext 100