To apply, submit the Business Concept Description to Spruce Root through the form below before 11:59 PM AKDT on May 31, 2019. Each application question has a word limit of 300 words. For those with limited access, the form may also be submitted (with word counts) in person or by mail to:

One Sealaska Plaza Suite 400, Juneau, AK 99801 ATTN: P2P Competition


Business Concept Description Questions:

Please answer each of the following questions in 300 words or less. Points totals are listed for each question (100 points total).

Business Description (50 points total)

  1. What is the product or service to be provided by the business? (17 points)

  2. What is the problem, need or opportunity you want to solve or take advantage of? (17 points)

  3. How is your product or service different and better relative to other products or services addressing the same problem or need? (16 points)

    Social & Conservation Concepts (50 points total)

  4. How will the business contribute to conservation and sustainable use of natural resources and how will this be measured? (17 points)

  5. How will you ensure that revenue from the business stays in the local economy? (17 points)

  6. How will your business contribute to the development of leadership and self-determination in your community? (16 points)


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