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Entrepreneurs invited to apply for 2022 PA Wilds BIG IDEA Contest

In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, an award-winning, tech-based economic development program, is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, or Jefferson County, PA. If you are developing or crafting a product, process or innovation related to the maker economy, outdoors and recreation, forest products, manufacturing, or technology, you need to apply!

Hello Social offers group coaching social media support

Hello Social Co., a Wilds Cooperative of PA member based out of Bellefonte, recently announced a Group Coaching service designed to support individuals and entrepreneurs on a budget.

Ellen Paquette: Uplifting and celebrating endangered species through art

Ellen Paquette, of Warren, creates her art in multiple mediums, but much of her work depicts animals, many of which are endangered.

Elk County Council on the Arts Announces Funding Opportunities for Small Arts Organizations in the Region

The application period is now open for Entry to Program Stream, a new general operating support grant opportunity for small arts organizations and non-arts organizations or units of government.

Applications for Penn State SBDC Business Plan Bootcamp due by January 14

The Penn State SBDC Business Plan Bootcamp is a free 8-week accelerator program designed to take participants through the entire journey of writing a full business plan.

Allegheny National Forest Accepting Natural Resource Project Proposals in Forest County

Allegheny National Forest Accepting Natural Resource Project Proposals in Forest County Secure Rural Schools Act Funding Available The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service is accepting proposals seeking funds for local natural resource projects through the Allegheny Resource Advisory Committee (RAC).  Project proposals will be accepted by Allegheny National Forest through January 21, 2022. Approximately…
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Penn State SBDC: Supporting entrepreneurs with education, tools and info

Serving Centre, Clinton and Lycoming Counties, the Penn State Small Business Development Center (Penn State SBDC) provides entrepreneurs with the education, information, and tools necessary to build successful small businesses.

Bellefonte launches community-wide gift card program to support small businesses

Shoppers in Bellefonte will now have an exciting new way to support small businesses. Downtown Bellefonte Inc. will launch a community-wide gift card — The LoveBFT Card — on Small Business Saturday (November 27).

Funding Available for Canoe and Kayak Access Projects in Western Pennsylvania

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking grant applicants for its Canoe Access Development Fund, which supports projects that will improve canoe and kayak access to the region’s waterways.

Early-Stage Entrepreneurs invited to apply for Idea TestLab Winter 2022 Accelerator

The Idea TestLab is designed to help you learn how to turn your business idea into a viable business and get a chance to win up to $3000 in funding!  The 5-week virtual accelerator is for early-stage entrepreneurs with scalable business ideas.