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Interested in participating as an entrepreneur or mentor? Find out what SMARTstart is about – attend one of these information sessions:
August 28 – 12:10pm OR 6:30pm (Community Futures West Yellowhead Office)
September 4 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Hinton Information Fair @ Hinton Centre)
September 10 – 6:30pm (Community Futures West Yellowhead Office)
September 11 – 12:10pm (Community Futures West Yellowhead Office)
Community Futures West Yellowhead is located at 221 Pembina Avenue, Hinton AB
Applications to the program will open May 15.
Deadline: September 16, 2019
Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.Entrepreneur Application Form
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
If you have questions about SMARTstart Hinton, please contact us.
|SMARTstart HINTON PROGRAM TIMELINE 2019/20|
|Applications Open||May 15, 2019|
|Information Sessions||May – September 2019|
|Application Deadline||September 16, 2019|
|Selection Process||September 2019|
|Applicants Notified||September 24, 2019|
|September 25, 2019
October 2, 2019
|Program Launch||October 16, 2019|
|In-Person Seminars||October 2019 – May 2020|
|Online Learning||November 2019 – April 2020|
|Draft Plan Submitted||January 27, 2020|
|Second Draft Plan Submitted||April 7, 2020|
|Final Plan Submitted||May 12, 2020|
|Program Ends||May 2020|
|Celebration Event||June 3, 2020|