Events for the week of January 18 – 21, 2022

The events listed in this blog post will take place during the week of January 18 – January 21, 2022.

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Tuesday – January 18

Inmates to Entrepreneurs – 8 Week Entrepreneurship Course

6:00PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online  

Inmates to Entrepreneurs hosts a virtual course for anyone with a criminal background who has started or is interested in starting their own business. This course will meet Tuesday nights for eight weeks (January 18 – March 8).

By the end of the course, you will not be an experienced entrepreneur, but you will have the basics for starting a business and beginning your new entrepreneurial life. Learn from people who have been exactly where you are and who have become successful.

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How to Start a Child Care Center: Reqs & Regs  

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

What is childcare? What is a childcare provider? If you want to become a childcare provider, do you know the process to obtain an NC Child Care License? Do you know the requirements and regulations associated with owning a childcare center?

This seminar will provide an overview of the Family Child Care Home process as well as the Child Care Center process for licensure. Explore the differences between the two and learn the various requirements and regulations associated with this small business venture!

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Start Your Business

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

For entrepreneurs and small business owners:

  • Learn how innovative companies create actionable, relevant and sustainable business strategies.
  • Discover models taught in business schools along with practical applications and strategies.
  • Learn resources needed to craft a business strategy that attracts investors, lenders and customers, and supports a profitable small business model.

Speaker: Michael Barbera, PhD

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Grant Writing 101

6:30PM – 8:30PM EST – FREE – Online

Don’t let the process of writing a grant scare you away from potential funding. These basic two-hour webinars are designed to encourage and build confidence of current and potential nonprofits leaders concerning the process of grant writing.

If you’re looking for a place to begin, or you want to investigate what is involved in the grant writing process, these webinars are for you. Invite your board members, or potential board members, directors and volunteers.

Issues covered during our time together will include:

  • Planning; deciding what type of grant is needed
  • Preparation; gathering all the information needed to include in a grant
  • Introduction to a Project Logic Model used in present grant proposals

Speaker: Althea Lewis

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Thursday – January 20

Your Small Business Taxes

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

Gain a solid understanding of taxes required for small business owners and develop the best tax strategy for your business. Become familiar with the latest tax forms and procedures for both state and federal taxes. Discover how everyday business decisions can have tax implications that can affect your bottom line. This seminar is important for both new and experienced business owners.

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ABC’s of Starting a Small Business on a Limited Budget

6:30PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online

It’s easier than ever to start a business – In these challenging times everyone from the government to your local banker is trying to help you succeed.

Learn the how-to’s for starting a small business, combined with – Winning strategies used by low cost start-ups.

Speaker(s): Mike Collins, MBA

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