RETOOLNC 3.0 Online Info Session

The state of NC has reopened the RETOOLNC Grant Program for a third round of funding for certified historically underutilized businesses (HUB) and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) firms impacted by COVID-19.

The webinar covers the eligibility requirements, what you will need to complete the application, and how to apply through the organizations that are managing the grant process. Attendees will have opportunity to ask questions about the grant program.

Webinar access details can be found in the Online Event Page.

Business Recovery Grants Information Session

This session will share phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program

The NCDOR plans to launch the application for phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program on May 2, 2022. Many of the businesses that were excluded in phase 1 are now eligible to apply for phase 2. Join us as we discuss the changes coming in this phase of the program!

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-recovery-grant-tickets-321276345197

 

American Rescue Plan Act Information Session

This session will look into the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for businesses in North Carolina

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11th, 2021. In partnership with the Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses, representatives from state government will share updates on the American Rescue Plan Act. Join us to hear from the North Carolina Pandemic Recovery Office (NCPRO) about the funding provided to municipalities for direct assistance and how it translates to procurement opportunities.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-rescue-plan-act-arpa-funding-tickets-318788343517 

USDA Small Business 201 Workshop featuring Upcoming Procurement Opportunities [Part 2]

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration invites you to attend the virtual “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop”. This workshop is the second in the series of USDA’s efforts to support and show case procurement opportunities to rural, minority, women, veteran, and other small businesses.

The “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop” will continue to serve as an opportunity to network with USDA program and contract officers, other small businesses, partners, stakeholders, and other organizations focused on supporting and growing businesses across the country. Our goal is for every business that participates in the workshop attains an understanding of USDA agencies, programs, and contract and procurement process. Additionally, we aspire to provide participants with specific details on USDA’s upcoming procurement opportunities.

Part I of the event, scheduled on April 13, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on the contracting and procurement tools and resources, as well as mission area overviews.

Part II, scheduled for April 14, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on USDA programs, contracts, and procurement opportunities. We look forward to listening, learning, and working with you as we strive to provide opportunities to this Country’s engine of economic growth, our small businesses.

REGISTER: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcu2hrzooHooaO4AMbz46Uf7tgm9IcHg

 

USDA Small Business 201 Workshop featuring Upcoming Procurement Opportunities [Part 1]

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration invites you to attend the virtual “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop”. This workshop is the second in the series of USDA’s efforts to support and show case procurement opportunities to rural, minority, women, veteran, and other small businesses.

The “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop” will continue to serve as an opportunity to network with USDA program and contract officers, other small businesses, partners, stakeholders, and other organizations focused on supporting and growing businesses across the country. Our goal is for every business that participates in the workshop attains an understanding of USDA agencies, programs, and contract and procurement process. Additionally, we aspire to provide participants with specific details on USDA’s upcoming procurement opportunities.

Part I of the event, scheduled on April 13, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on the contracting and procurement tools and resources, as well as mission area overviews.

Part II, scheduled for April 14, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on USDA programs, contracts, and procurement opportunities. We look forward to listening, learning, and working with you as we strive to provide opportunities to this Country’s engine of economic growth, our small businesses.

REGISTER: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcu2hrzooHooaO4AMbz46Uf7tgm9IcHg

 

Doing Business With Federal, State & Local Entities

Topic: Government Contracting

Doing Business with Federal, State & Local Entities with Technical Assistance from Resource Partners

This is a collaborative seminar by supply chain professionals from the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Richmond, along with Henrico and Chesterfield Counties in conjunction with the Women’s Business Center Richmond to provide insight and guidance regarding contracting and funding opportunities and the technical assistance that is in place to help business owners be more successful in the process.

Fee: No Cost

WBC Richmond New Client Orientation

Did you know the SBA has a network of Women’s Business Center to serve your business needs?

The WBC Richmond offers business training and counseling to both aspiring and existing women business owners in the greater Richmond area.

During this orientation session, we cover how to become a WBC Richmond client and how to gain access to our many free or low-cost services and events.

For more info: WBCRichmond Website

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online

Becoming Your Own CEO

Topic: Business Basics

How would you like to live your life under new management? Change your perspective and trajectory by becoming your own CEO!

This is a 5-week (10-course) training cohort designed to breathe new life into your entrepreneurial aspirations or goals. Those who complete this training will have gained valuable insight into:

  1. Thriving as a Business-owner;
  2. Conducting Market Research;
  3. Accounting Basics;
  4. Business Law;
  5. Marketing Strategy;
  6. Social Media Promotions;
  7. Business Credit;
  8. Access to Capital;
  9. Business Planning

*Register to accept the challenge and become equipped to be your own CEO, one-hour at a time!*

Every Tuesday and Thursday
June 22 – July 22

Speaker(s):
Courses will be facilitated by various speakers from the SBA, SCORE, SBDC, and The WBCRichmond

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online

Becoming Your Own CEO

Topic: Business Basics

How would you like to live your life under new management? Change your perspective and trajectory by becoming your own CEO!

This is a 5-week (10-course) training cohort designed to breathe new life into your entrepreneurial aspirations or goals. Those who complete this training will have gained valuable insight into:

  1. Thriving as a Business-owner;
  2. Conducting Market Research;
  3. Accounting Basics;
  4. Business Law;
  5. Marketing Strategy;
  6. Social Media Promotions;
  7. Business Credit;
  8. Access to Capital;
  9. Business Planning

*Register to accept the challenge and become equipped to be your own CEO, one-hour at a time!*

Every Tuesday and Thursday
June 22 – July 22

Speaker(s):
Courses will be facilitated by various speakers from the SBA, SCORE, SBDC, and The WBCRichmond

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online