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Applications Closed
Cost: $300

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Entrepreneur Application



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 February 15, 2024
Information Sessions  Watch the information session on YouTube

April 25  12-1pm

May 2 12-1pm


Application Deadline Midnight May 14, 2024
Selection Process & Interviews May, 2024
Applicants Notified TBD
Program Launch May, 2024
Workshops (Virtual or In Person) May – October 2024
Online Learning May – October 2024
Draft Plan Submitted Sept 10, 2024
Second Draft Plan Submitted November 12, 2024
Final Draft Plan Submitted November 26, 2024
Celebration Event November 19, 2024


Contact Us

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

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