Monticello Bootcamp

Monticello Bootcamp is an aggressive, 5-week program designed to inspire, educate and enhance the opportunities for past, current and upcoming entrepreneurs. Those interested and eligible are invited to participate in a business plan competition for a $5,000 grant (pending funding) towards opening their own business or purchasing an existing business in downtown Monticello.

Who can attend?

The program is open to the public, regardless of residency or plans to open a business. Participation is free.

When are classes held?

Classes are held Tuesdays from 6-9 pm at the Livingston Center, Monticello. Classes include time to work on business plans and receive assistance as needed from speakers. Those interested and eligible will present their business plans to a panel of judges on May 18th for the grant opportunity.

How to register?

Individuals can register online by visiting, or by contacting Callie McFarland, City of Monticello, 217-762-2583, or Shelly Crawford-Stock, Monticello Main Street, 217-762-9318. There is no fee to participate.

Classes begin Tuesday, April 13, and run thru May 18th. Space is limited so register today!

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