Welcome to The GRIDToni VanDoren
Welcome to the GRID, Guiding Rural Innovation and Development. Innovators, creators, and business developers are juggling more than ever before. So we’re giving you a central location for all your area resources, events, and connections. Our goals is help you through out your journey in developing your future or current business, invention or idea. Here are five easy ways to get started.
First, sign up for the GRID’s Newsletter
You’ll need it to access exclusive content, highlights of innovators in our area, updated information on area resources, events, and news.
We recommend the following for all new subscribers:
- Upcoming Events: Be the first to hear about upcoming events for business builders, innovators, creatives, and community builders.
- Education and Training Opportunities: Get notified when pertinent training opportunities arise. Be the first to know about any free, low -cost, and grant funded opportunities for educational resources to help build and grow your business.
- Resource and Partner updates : Get updated information from the GRID’s partners and area resources. Our email list will keep you informed on any upcoming changes that can benefit your business.
- Blog alerts: Subscribe to our expert blogs so you never miss a post.
Meet our experts
The Expert Center is a complimentary service for our business builders who are ready to take their business or idea to the next level. Our team of expert partners can help answer any question you may have about market trends, business planning, and best practices.
To get started, we recommend reading our Build It, Grow It, and Fund It resource pages as a first step. If you are ready for mentor matching, reach out to us for more information.
Save your seat for upcoming events
The GRID and it’s partners host regular events, conferences, and virtual offerings on a variety of topics so that you can get best practices and ask the questions you need answered to move your business to the next level or get that idea turned into a reality. Check out our events page for up to date listing of events.
Finally, explore our list of resources with our Resource Navigator
Our resource navigator allows you to access the area resources that can give you the support you need to build a successful enterprise. Just select the area of business you’d like help with, and your search area and you’ll see the organizations, tools, and data offered on the topic. Try it now!