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Interested in learning more about SMARTstart?  Attend an information session:

Online: Tues Nov 22, 2022 – noon to 1:00pm – click here to join
Online: Weds Nov 30, 2022 – noon to 1:00pm – click here to join
Online:  Tues Dec 6, 2022 – 5:00pm to 6:00pm – click here to join

Entrepreneurs

Applications are open
Deadline:  January 9, 2023
Cost:  $295

Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.

Entrepreneur Application Form

 

Mentors

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

 

 

Grande Prairie Program Timeline

Applications Open November 16, 2022
Information Sessions Online: Tues Nov 22, 2022 – noon to 1:00pm – click here to join
Online: Weds Nov 30, 2022 – noon to 1:00pm – click here to join
Online:  Tues Dec 6, 2022 – 5:00pm to 6:00pm – click here to join
Application Deadline Midnight January 9, 2023
Selection Process & Interviews January 9-19. 2023
Applicants Notified January 20, 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
Email: gpinfo@albertacf.com
Phone: (780) 814-5340 ext 100