Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.

Project Open is designed to encourage and support entrepreneurial efforts in the Saline County area. Project Open establishes designated funding to support entrepreneurial development with special emphasis on owner-operated businesses. Project Open will help strengthen our local entrepreneurial businesses, position our community for economic development from within, and create a strong, friendly environment for a small business to start and flourish.

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Project OPEN provides entrepreneurial education and business support to entrepreneur who already own or want to start a business in Saline County.

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Training

Project Open includes Entrepreneur Training and Business Development Services.

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Funding

Applications for these funding programs are open quarterly, in February, May, August and November. Specific dates are announced annually.

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“Startup Salina” is for individuals seeking to start their businesses, grow their existing business or entrepreneurs who want to share their success stories or their failures for the educational benefits of everyone. Pose questions, answer questions, join discussions, post links to related content or resources, or post videos and photos of your journey. Use this platform to make connections, brainstorm ideas, troubleshoot problems, and provide feedback to Salina's entrepreneur community.

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