Tag: Creative Makers

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!

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.

Elk County Council on the Arts Launches Program to Support Local Creative Entrepreneurs

Elk County Council on the Arts launches Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, which matches eligible creative entrepreneurs with existing, free, local, small business consulting services and financial resources up to $2,000 to help them grow their businesses, audiences, and revenue.

Stephanie Distler Artisan Jewelry: Turning hammered metal into wearable art

Stephanie Distler, of Johnsonburg, started her artistic journey when she was seven years old. Her love of art grew, before settling to focus on jewelry.

PA Wilds Center partners with Hello Social Co. to offer intensive social media marketing workshop

PA Wilds Center partners with Hello Social Co. to offer intensive social media marketing workshop Businesses and organizations in the Pennsylvania Wilds seeking to receive hands-on social media marketing training for their brand have an opportunity to attend a November 8 mini-conference-style workshop in Emporium. To be held from 10 a.m. to noon on November…
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Registration Open for September 11 Virtual Writers’ Conference of Northern Appalachia

Members of the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania are invited to attend the 2021 Virtual Conference of the Writers’ Conference of Northern Appalachia (WCoNA) on Saturday, September 11.

Statewide Creative Sector Workforce & Community Development Grant due September 3

The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) has opened the Statewide Creative Sector Workforce & Community Development Grant to support the creative sector, and applications are due by September 3.

New Creative Business Loan Fund program launched in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, in partnership with Bridgeway Capital and Community First, recently announced the launch of the Creative Business Loan Fund. This fund makes available $2.2 million in the form of affordable, flexible financing to small, creative businesses across the commonwealth.

Blackberry + Sage Market: Creating Sustainable Goods for a Healthier Future

Tara Heckler started her business Blackberry + Sage Market, formerly A Touch of Nature, to help show others the benefits of clean living.

NEW! WCO Event Submissions Can Now Appear on PAWilds.com

Members of the Wilds Cooperative of PA (WCO) can now easily submit upcoming events open to the public one time and have them featured on multiple websites managed by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc., including PAWilds.com.