Details on COVID-19 Relief Small Business Assistance Program now available

Details on COVID-19 Relief Small Business Assistance Program now available Many new details about the state’s new grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns are now available online. “We are encouraging outfitters, lodges, restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries, B&Bs, retailers, makers, craft ag food producers, creative services companies and other small Main Street type […]

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Grant funding for small businesses in the PA Wilds impacted by COVID

Grant funding for small businesses in the PA Wilds impacted by COVID Governor Tom Wolf on Monday announced a $225 million statewide grant program to support small businesses that were impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent business closure order. PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship and The Progress Fund, a non-profit community development financial […]

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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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New report: PA Wilds region hits record high in traveler spending in 2018

New report: PA Wilds region hits record high in traveler spending in 2018 Travelers to the Pennsylvania Wilds in 2018 spent more money than ever before, breaking previous records for the 12-county region in rural north-central Pennsylvania, according to a new report. “Travelers spent more than $1.8 billion in the Pennsylvania Wilds region in 2018 […]

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PA Wilds Center Seeking RFP for Maker Marketplace

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship seeks proposals for the front-end design and launch of a managed retail Marketplace service solution. The ideal Marketplace proposal will be a hosted platform that is a SaaS customized for one url specific to the PA Wilds Center’s brand needs, a commission-based model and feature robust Marketplace functionality. Timeline: […]

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PA Wilds Center to begin construction on ‘PA Wilds Media Lab’, a business accelerator 

PA Wilds Center to begin construction on ‘PA Wilds Media Lab’, a business accelerator  Update provided during annual Conservation Landscape meeting KANE, PA —  Construction work for the PA Wilds Media Lab, a small business accelerator space, is set to begin this December in McKean County. Ta Enos, CEO & Founder of the PA Wilds […]

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Pennsylvania Wilds entrepreneurs invited to participate in Small Business UnConference

Pennsylvania Wilds entrepreneurs invited to participate in Small Business UnConference Ta Enos, PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship founder and CEO, to serve as a keynote speaker WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Small business owners and entrepreneurs of the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO) are invited to participate in the Small Business UnConference being held this fall, the […]

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RFP for Portrait Photographer

The PA Wilds Center is looking to hire a juried photographer from The Wilds Cooperative of PA program to capture images of other juried artists for an exhibit designed to reflect the splendor and uniqueness of the Pennsylvania Wilds landscape and rural lifestyle, and the resourcefulness and talent of the artists who live and work here.

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RFP for Food Truck Services at Kinzua Bridge State Park

The PA Wilds Center has issued an RFP for food truck vending services at Kinzua Bridge State Park for the 2017 season. This park is home to the Kinzua Skywalk and a new interactive visitor center. Visitation before the visitor center opened was 160,000/year and is expected climb. We are looking for a vendor who can set up a food truck in the parking lot full time during peak season and on weekends in the shoulder season as weather permits. The ideal vendor will be an individual or firm that can provide great customer service, inspired food and beverage offerings, and an ambiance that fits the park and reflects the creativity, hospitality and resourcefulness that define the Pennsylvania Wilds region.

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