Why Path to Prosperity?

The competition aims to support business ideas in SE that will increase local employment, have a positive social and economic impact on their communities, and promote sustainable use of local resources. P2P will also increase entrepreneurial skills and business leadership in Southeast.

When is the application due?

Entry deadline – Sunday May 1, 2016
P2P 1st Round finalists announced – Tuesday June 7, 2016
Final business plan due – Thursday December 1, 2016

Who is eligible?

P2P is open to individuals, for-profit businesses or tribal entities. Business ideas may include a new business or an expansion of an existing business. 501(c)3 nonprofits are not eligible. Applicants must be southeast Alaska residents.

What do finalists and winners receive? 

Twelve finalists will attend a weekend business boot camp in Juneau to receive technical assistance in writing a business plan. Two business plans will then be selected as finalists and each will receive an award of up to $40,000 for consulting and technical services to develop the business.

More questions about the Path to Prosperity? 

To find out more, and ask any questions, please contact Shawn Blumenshine or Paul Hackenmueller at P2P@Sealaska.com or (907) 586-9122.

News & Announcements

P2P Finalists in the News

Path to Prosperity finalists are generating excitement in their communities with their sustainable business ideas!   Take a look at these recent news... Read More

2016 Finalists Announced

The 2016 P2P finalists have been announced.  Congratulations to the entrepreneurs who have advanced to round 2 and Boot Camp.  44 businesses from 17... Read More

Webinar Available Online

Did you miss the webinar on April 5th?  Do you want to learn about this year’s Path to Prosperity program?  You can watch a recording here.   Read More

Important Dates

April 5, 2016 5:30 p.m. AKDT

Informational Webinar

Join us on April 5, 2016 at 5:30 PM AKDT to learn about the Path to Prosperity competition. We will discuss the mission of P2P, as well as the rules and requirements of the competition. See how you can build on innovative ideas and grow your business through our program!  Click here to join the webinar.

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May 1, 2016 | 11:59 p.m. AKDT: Submission Deadline

Submit your application for the P2P Competition!

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June 7, 2016

12 Finalists Announced

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