Out of 38 applicants, the Sitka Food Co-op is one of the 12 semi-finalists in this year’s “Path to Prosperity” competition. On to “Round 2” of the competition – developing a full and complete business plan for the future growth of the Co-op!
What is the P2P business development competition?
Spruce Root’s Path to Prosperity (P2P) Business Development Competition is a partnership between Spruce Root and The Nature Conservancy. The competition aims to grow local companies that will increase employment, have a positive social and economic impact on their communities, promote sustainable use of local resources, and increase entrepreneurial know-how and business leadership in Southeast Alaska.
For each competition cycle, two winning entrepreneurs will receive an award package of up to $25,000 in seed funding for consulting/technical assistance to develop their business concept, along with support in finding investor funding.