Cultivate is a student organization sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development. The organization's mission is to support entrepreneurs and small businesses by the empowerment of student entrepreneurs and collaboration with small businesses. Cultivate empowers students to be valuable, problem-solving members of their workplace. Additionally, resources and guidance are available to student entrepreneurs who desire to start their own businesses. Members partner will local businesses to help them solve problems they are currently facing, which promotes networking throughout the community.

The vision of UNK Cultivate is to establish itself as a professional and recognized a link between the University and the surrounding Kearney business community, as well as a resource for entrepreneurs and students from diverse programs. 


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Upcoming Event: Big Idea Competition

Returning for an exciting 12th year, Big Idea Kearney is once again poised to give aspiring entrepreneurs a chance to win up to $1,000 in seed money to launch your Big Idea!

For more information, contact:

Jordan Schnell,

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