Tag: Pennsylvania Wilds

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.

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!

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.

Smith + Front reopens in Bellefonte’s historic Gamble Mill

Smith + Front, a retail store previously based in Philipsburg, recently opened in a new location in Bellefonte. Both communities are in the I-80 Frontier landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds. 

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.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners launches Job Link Program

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) has launched a Job Link initiative to help companies in Central and Northern PA find the talent they need.

Host an event during Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State 2021

Join us November 8 – 12 to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week! Events support the national themes of education, ecosystems, inclusion, and policy.

PA Wilds entities honored with recent ‘Do 6’ Awards

On Thursday, September 16, the PA Route 6 Alliance held its Annual Meeting & “Do 6” Awards Celebration in a virtual format. Four of the awards went to individuals, communities or initiatives covering the PA Wilds region.