The PennWest Clarion Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is located within the PennWest Clarion University campus, right in the I-80 Frontier landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds and just a short drive from Cook Forest and the Ancients.
Monday, September 18, 2023 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.
Are you looking for unique and authentic products from the Pennsylvania Wilds? Do you want to support local artists, makers and businesses in this beautiful 13-county region? Check out the 2023 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide, a free digital resource that connects you to hundreds of creative entrepreneurs and their amazing offerings.
SpringBoard, Bellefonte’s coworking space and small business innovation center for the community, was a highlight-amenity for these visitors. Participants could utilize the desk space, full kitchen, printer, and other amenities — all provided to entrepreneurs and remote workers as part of an economic development initiative there.
In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean, or Warren County, PA. Applications due April 18, 2023.
Monday, March 20, 2023 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.
Did you know Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an award-winning, tech-based economic development program? Ben Franklin has been investing in tech startups and small manufactures for nearly 40 years. Now they are looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS who are developing new products or processes in the agriculture (AG) and food/beverage industries.
Individuals or retailers looking for products made in the Pennsylvania Wilds are encouraged to check out the 2022 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide, a free downloadable tool designed to connect people to regionally-made products and services.
The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Provider, and a program of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship,
a regional non-profit whose mission is to marry conservation and economic development.
Learn more at pawildscenter.org