Who Can Enter

All applicants must be residents of Southeast Alaska. The competition is open to:

    • Individuals
    • For-profit businesses
    • Tribal entities


Business concepts must be for a business located in Southeast Alaska.


Entries can be a new business startup, diversification of an existing business, or extension of a current business activity.


All plans must involve a feasible business idea that is based on the independent thinking of the applicant(s). Duplicating or copying an already existing/recognized business or franchise is not allowed.


The business/business idea must have a positive social impact that will contribute to conservation and sustainable use of local natural resources.


A business plan that has been previously submitted to this competition or another is allowed. A plan that has won this or another competition is not allowed.

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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