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Applications Open: September 15
Deadline: November 5
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 November 16, 2022
Information Sessions  Watch the information session on YouTube
Application Deadline Midnight January 31, 2023
Selection Process & Interviews TBD. 2023
Applicants Notified TBD, 2023
Program Launch February 21,  2023
Workshops (Virtual or In Person) March 1  to June 20, 2023
Online Learning March 1 to October 2023
Draft Plan Submitted June 2023
Second Draft Plan Submitted September 2023
Final Draft Plan Submitted October 3, 2023
Celebration Event June 27, 2023


Contact Us

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

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