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Applications now closed
Cost:  $275

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Entrepreneur Application 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



Grande Prairie Program Timeline

Applications Open October 25, 2021
Information Sessions Online: Tues Nov 9, 2021 – 12:15 to 12:45pm
Online: Tues Nov 23, 2021 – 12:15 to 12:45pm
Application Deadline Midnight January 9, 2022
Selection Process & Interviews January 2022
Applicants Notified Late January 2022
Program Launch February 22,  2022
Workshops (Virtual or In Person) March to October 2022
Online Learning February to October 2022
Draft Plan Submitted June 2022
Second Draft Plan Submitted September 2022
Final Draft Plan Submitted October 2022
Celebration Event October/November 2022


Contact Us

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

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