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You can't afford to miss this opportunity to get your business to the next level!
December Pop-Up Application Due by November 18, 2022

Do you want to test your business concept in a retail store without the barrier of costly overhead expenses? Thanks to funding from the Cleveland Foundation, ECDI's Encore participants have the exciting opportunity to operate a pop-up space in the Corner Shop Collective retail incubator space!

By completing this application, you agree to the following dates, time commitment, eligibility requirements, and process:


  • Past and current Encore participants

  • Entrepreneurs looking to expand or start a business in a brick & mortar shop and looking for low overhead.

  • Business must be able to operate in a marketplace with a client facing business model

  • Business owners that are socially or economically disadvantaged, women, or in a minority group are encouraged to apply!

Time Commitment

  • The space would be available for one month per entrepreneur.

  • Business owners must maintain regular open hours throughout that time. We encourage you to be in that space for at least 6 days a week and provide public hours.

  • Short, weekly virtual check-ins are required.

  • Mandatory orientation will occur before program starts.

Selection Process

  1. Apply for a spot for your small business.

  2. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Encore is supported in part by a generous contribution from Cleveland Foundation 

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SetUpShop Application

Set Up Shop Cleveland

Questions about the process? Contact us.

Step 1 of 6: Program-Specific Questions


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