Please note that our process is to help you think through issues and opportunities and to guide you in completing the work yourself. In that way, you will learn valuable skills that will help you long beyond your experience with Warrior Rising.
Our staff and volunteers will maintain as confidential all business information you provide and we do not disseminate to anyone that is not subject to confidentiality obligations (in other words, those outside of our organization) without your permission. Please note that, because of the number of applications and applicants, we do not execute confidentiality agreements with applicants.
We encourage you to make use of tools we suggest, both for creating and maintaining your business plans (it is an ongoing process that lasts the entire time you own that business!!), and other things that will help you in your journey. When evaluating if your plan is sufficient, don’t just copy something you found online. Always focus on:
- Substance of the plan,
- Thoroughness of plan/strategy as it relates to your concepts and key factors,
so please do not just cut and paste information into a template online for the sake of “having” a business plan since that will not help advance the process, and in fact, will probably stall it a great deal.
Note that, while we do provide instances of start up or launch grants, we seek to ensure that, first, your business model or plan is robust, and like any other funding source, that it is thorough and you have thought through all the key aspects. Our process will assist you with that so please trust the process. Veteran businesses progressing through the program, doing the work, improving their model receive invitations to pitch their business for funding opportunities. We also do not guarantee funding under all circumstances and we are not a “grant by application” organization. Also, please note, we are not an emergency financial assistance organization.
Again, if, at any time, you have questions, please email us at [email protected]. Please note, if you email us from a mobile device and do not include your email address in the body of the message, your email address may not display and we may not have any way to respond.
Thank you for contacting Warrior Rising to assist you!