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Grant Writing

Who should attend: Anyone interested in starting a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. What you will learn: What kinds of non-profit corporations are there Texas requirements for non-profits How to obtain a Certificate of Formation How to register as a Texas non profit How to obtain an Employer Identification Number How to file for IRS 501 (c) 3 status Annual filing requirements for non-profits Presenter: Paul Kerpoe is a Certifed SCORE Mentor and has spent his retirement volunteering with over a dozen non-profit organizations. His involvement has included many types of fundraising activities including successful grant applications for several of them.

How to get Funding for your Business

Are you an established business wanting to grow and need additional funding? Being prepared will help your chances of getting the funds you need. 96% of small businesses fail to get a loan and 50% of small businesses fail to provide 1 important document. Taking the time to have all your business and personal documents together will improve your chance of getting a loan. Who should attend: Anybody that is in business looking for funding. What you will learn: - Documents needed - What the banks look for - Different options to get funding Presenter: Sam Emmerson is a certified SCORE mentor and presenter.

Planning for a Healthy Business

Empower Your Business: Embrace Strategic Planning as a Core Skill in Our 'Planning for a Healthy Business' Workshop. Who Should Attend: New/ Existing Entrepreneurs (less than 1 year in existing business or considering starting new business) What Participants Will Learn: How an evolving planning process can help make key business decisions The importance of a healthy personal credit score and healthy relationships with lenders How a business plan helps motivate stakeholders to understand and support your business ideas The benefits of creating a day-to-day action plan for running a small business Presenter Bio: Tommy Forsythe is the Executive Vice President of SBA Lending for Independent...

Women-Owned Small Business Certification Workshop

The SBA’ WOSB Certification program helps to provide a level playing field for women business owners, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting program. These contracts are for specific industries where WOSBs are under represented. Some contracts are restricted further to economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). SBA maintains a list of those eligible industries and their NAICS codes. Joining the WOSB Federal Contracting Program makes a business eligible to compete for federal contracts set aside for the program. Firms can still compete for contract awards under other socio-economic programs...

Simple Steps to Starting Your Business

Do you dream about starting a business? You're not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. If you're ready to branch out on your own, this workshop is for you. Proper planning is key. One myth is that the majority of small businesses fail. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, after two years in business, the majority of startups succeed; after five years, about half fail and half succeed. Proper planning and hard work is the only way to guard against failure. You are on the right track with...