PA Wilds Center issues RFP for Lycoming County Business Outreach Specialist

PA Wilds Center issues RFP for Lycoming County Business Outreach Specialist Proposals due by September 3, 2021 Individuals based in Lycoming County and interested in helping small businesses grow are encouraged to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) for an Outreach Specialist.…

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PA Wilds Conservation Shop coming to Leonard Harrison State Park

PA Wilds Conservation Shop coming to Leonard Harrison State Park WELLSBORO — The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) announced Monday it is opening its second PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park via a mobile unit this summer, expanding visitor services at the busy state park and improving market access…

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More partners assist with new PA Wilds Media Lab

More partners assist with new PA Wilds Media Lab PA Wilds Center says it is making headway on a business accelerator space it is establishing in Kane, and that several new partners have come on board to support the project. The PA Wilds Media Lab will be the PA Wilds Center’s first office and program…

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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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Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses, Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19

Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses, Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the availability of low-interest loans for small businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “We are incredibly grateful that the SBA recognized the urgency…

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COVID-19: How PA Wilds Center is Responding

COVID-19: How PA Wilds Center is Responding To the many partners involved in the effort to grow nature and heritage tourism in the Pennsylvania Wilds: COVID-19 continues to upend our lives and businesses and communities. As the coordinating nonprofit for the regional PA Wilds effort, I wanted to share how we are responding internally and…

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