• Must be a U.S. Veteran
  • Honorable discharge verification
  • Verify knowledge in your desired field of business and/or have transferable skills. (Matrix with a minimum score of 18)
  • Must have a complete and detailed business plan -¬†TJP may assist with the development of a Business Plan if necessary and appropriate
  • Must pass an extensive Volunteer Task Force (VTF) interview
  • Must agree to adhere to extensive mentoring and guidance
  • Must repay start-up funding (at no interest) once the business becomes financially successful
  • Must be willing to dedicate the necessary time to the business in order to ensure success
  • Must demonstrate a passion and willful desire to make your business idea a success
  • The business idea must be a benefit to the region in which it will exist