PA Wilds Center Seeks Sustainable Commerce Director

PA Wilds Center Seeks Sustainable Commerce Director The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center), is seeking a qualified Sustainable Commerce Director (SCD). The SCD will report to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and will have significant internal and external roles. Work will include overseeing the Center’s commerce platform, which includes the PA…

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Master Site Plan for S.B. Elliott State Park RFP

Requests for Proposals for a Master Site Plan for a PA Wilds presence at S.B. Elliott State Park PRELIMINARY TIMELINE RFP Posted and available for viewing – October 1, 2021 Proposals due – November 1, 2021 (4 pm) Project Kick-off – January 10, 2022 Anticipated Project Completion – June 1, 2022 Download the RFP now.…

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Mobile PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park now open

Mobile PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park now open New online shopping experience also available at ShopThePAWilds.com On Monday, June 7, the mobile unit of the PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park officially opened to the public, offering PA Wilds made and branded wares and apparel to park visitors…

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PA Wilds Center announces development of new regional ecommerce infrastructure to support rural entrepreneurs

PA Wilds Center announces development of new regional ecommerce infrastructure to support rural entrepreneurs WARREN – This time next year, the nonprofit PA Wilds Center plans to pilot an online marketplace where consumers can buy authentic local products made in the PA Wilds region by a variety of nonprofits and small businesses. Erie-based MakerPlace Inc.…

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PA Wilds Center Seeking Brand Partnerships and Licensing Manager

map illustrating the counties in the Pa wilds

PA Wilds Center Seeking Brand Partnerships and Licensing Manager The PA Wilds Center is seeking a full-time Brand Partnerships and Licensing Manager. This is a new position with exciting room for growth as the PA Wilds grows as a destination and lifestyle brand. The first year of the position will be split 50 percent on…

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State grant program for small businesses impacted by coronavirus launches

State grant program for small businesses impacted by coronavirus launches PA Wilds communities targeted for investment under program Warren, PA — A state grant program to assist small Main Street-type businesses that were negatively impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns launches tomorrow at 9 a.m., and officials say more than 60 communities in the Pennsylvania Wilds are…

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PA Wilds Center Releases White Paper on COVID-19 Impacts

PA Wilds Center Releases White Paper on COVID-19 Impacts PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. released its White Paper on the Early Impacts of COVID-19 on the rural Pennsylvania Wilds Initiative on Friday, May 8, 2020, to state partners, the region’s county commissioners, state and federal legislators, PREP Network, DMOs and other stakeholder networks. The…

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Drawing on region’s Depression Era roots, PA Wilds Center launches program to pay small businesses to help each other amid crisis

Drawing on region’s Depression Era roots, PA Wilds Center launches program to pay small businesses to help each other amid crisis The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship announced Monday it is launching a Facebook Live video series for locally-owned small businesses to share how they are pivoting to survive the coronavirus crisis, and the nonprofit…

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WPPSEF and PA Wilds Center Celebrate Stewardship Partnership: Clean Energy Funding Workshop Announced for December 15 in McKean County

WPPSEF and PA Wilds Center Celebrate Stewardship Partnership: Clean Energy Funding Workshop Announced for December 15 in McKean County December 1, 2017 — On December 15 in Kane, West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) will host a “Breakfast with the Fund” seminar in Kane to present funding opportunities for clean energy projects for both…

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Deadline Approaching for PA Wilds Signage Mini-Grants

December 22 Deadline Approaching for PA Wilds Signage Mini-Grants and PA Route 6 Façade Grants The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) is encouraging brick-and-mortar businesses that serve the traveling public to apply for the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO) Signage Mini-Grant program by a newly extended deadline of December 22, 2017. The…

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