Applicants

Important Updates

5/11/16 – Open Q&A and Mentoring for applicants
12PM at 1523 Riverview Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

5/17/16 – “Developing a Business Plan” 3 hour course taught by John Schmitt, Senior Business Consultant, Michigan Small Business Development Center
2PM – 5PM at 1523 Riverview Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49004
*This class is designed to help Fare Game applicants with the development of their business plan.*

5/25/16 – Q&A and Mentoring for applicants
4 -5PM at 1523 Riverview Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

6/16/16 – Q&A and Mentoring for applicants
9:30 -10:30AM at 1523 Riverview Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

7/15/16 – Executive Summary deadline

7/18/16 – Q&A and Mentoring for applicants
1 -2PM at 1523 Riverview Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

8/5/16 – Art Hop in Washington Square – applicants will offer samples of food for the public to taste
5 -9 PM in the parking lot next to Jersey Giant SUBS 1311 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

8/9/16 – Q&A and Mentoring for applicants
4 -5PM at 1523 Riverview Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

8/19/16 – Final Business Proposal deadline

Important Info

Proposal requirements

Evaluation process

FAQs & August 5th Art Hop information

*NOTE: When you turn in your Executive Summary on July 15, please include a list of kitchen appliances that you would need for your business concept. If you have your own funds available to purchase these items, please make a note on your list. If not, please note that you will need assistance to purchase these items.*

Stay updated on the current prize package here.

Join the Games!

The Fare Games winner will receive a prize package that will include:

  • Reduced, graduated lease of 1301 Portage Street – a finished, retail-ready, space in Washington Square
  • Support and coaching from the experts on the Fare Games committee in creating a business plan
  • Pro-bono services or donated goods that will help grow their business

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