Judging Round 1 – Apply to Compete

The Competition Committee will score each eligible business concept in order to determine the top scoring entries that advance to Round 2.


Business Concepts will be judged on the following criteria:

Judging Criteria


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Round 1 is judged by the Competition Committee, consisting of one representative each from:

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Haa Aaní Community Development Fund/ Haa Aaní ,LLC
  • University of Alaska Southeast

View Round 1 Scoring Rubric


Judging Round 2 – Development of Business Plan and Concept

An independent panel of judges, selected by the Competition Committee, will score entries for Round 2 and will select two winners. One winner will be the highest scoring rural entry and the second will be the highest scoring entry from the remaining business plans.

Print Round 2 Judging Criteria

Round 2 participants will receive detailed information for Business Plan entry requirements and content at the Boot Camp Weekend.

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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