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Innovation Series: Urban Farming @ Cornucopia Place

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Social Venture Partners invites you to the Social Innovation Series, with monthly conversations about positive change in Cleveland and a showcase of innovative solutions to problems are community faces.

This month, Urban Farming: How growing fresh food can transform a neighborhood and a city in a changing landscape. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Speakers Keymah Durden, III, one of three co-founders of Rid-All Green Partnership, and Angela Park, founder/executive director of Diversity Matters in Vermont.

6:30 p.m. – networking, appetizers, wine and soft drinks

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Panel and discussion

This event is free. Click here to register.

Small Business Owners : Take advantage of Resources from Goldman Sachs and Tri-C!

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in the Greater Cleveland Area

Cuyahoga Community College, in partnership with Goldman Sachs00 Small Businesses, is offering Cleveland area small business owners access to a practical business and management education.

Accepted applicants will receive a scholarship from Cuyahoga Community College, which is funded by the Goldman Sachs Foundation. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and program materials. Cuyahoga Community College will work closely with regional partners to identify potential candidates for Goldman Sachs.

How participants benefit from Goldman Sachs

Practical Business Education:

Participants receive a practical business and management education delivered through partnerships between Cuyahoga Community College and leading business schools. While enrolled in the program participants develop a customized growth plan for their business.

Access to Capital:

Participants are given the opportunity and tools to position their businesses to access loans.

Business Support Services:

Participants receive one-on-one business advising from dedicated professionals to help them develop a strategic and tailored plan for growth. Additional support services are offered to participants through partnerships with national and local business organizations, professional services firms and the people of Goldman Sachs.

Who should apply

Goldman Sachs

 

10,000 Small Businesses is designed for business owners with limited resources who have a business poised for growth. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to growing their businesses and creating jobs within their community.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

Applicant must be an owner or co-owner of a business

Business in operation for at least two years

Business revenues between $150,000 and $4.0 million in the most recent fiscal year

Business with a minimum of four employees

What is required

In order to receive maximum benefit from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses education curriculum, business owners are required to:

Attend a mandatory program orientation

Attend 11 scheduled learning sessions

Commit an additional 6–8 hours per week of out-of-class activities to work on your business. This includes completing assignments, attending networking events and business support clinics

Develop a tailored plan for growth prior to graduation

How to apply:

To apply for the business and management education program or to learn more

about applying for a 10,000 Small Business loan, please visit:

Cuyahoga Community College

www.tri-c.edu/10ksb

216-987-3220

10ksb@tri-c.edu

About Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in the Greater Cleveland Area-

 Cuyahoga Community College, in partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is offering Cleveland area small business owners access to a practical business and management education. Accepted applicants will receive a scholarship from Cuyahoga Community College, which is funded by the Goldman Sachs Foundation. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and program materials. Cuyahoga Community College will work closely with regional partners to identify potential candidates for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, access to capital and business support services.

 

 

 

10,000 Small Businesses.