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The NC REAL Entrepreneurship Boot Camp - May 9 & 10 I Six Segment Event

Participants in this six segment event on May 9th and 10th, take part in hands on activities to learn the concepts of entrepreneurship and practical lessons on starting and operating a small business. This boot camp is perfect for people who learn best by doing and who want to have a foundational understanding of what’s needed to start their own businesses. Individuals who complete five of the six sessions will receive a REAL Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Certificate of Completion from the Richmond Community College Small Business Center.

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium - Main Campus

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


NCDOR - Business Tax Essentials - May 16 I 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

In this seminar, the instructor will cover basic requirements to help North Carolina businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a tax compliant business. Participants learn about filing and administrative requirements, the basics of NC sales & use tax law, the basics of NC withholding tax law, step by step directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns, and directions for filing and paying online.

Cost: FREE

Location

Cole Auditorium, Hamlet

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu

 


Proactive Grant Writing - May 24 I 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This seminar reviews the questions non-profits need to answer prior to searching and applying for grant funds, outlines the 7 basic elements of most proposals, and shows participants how to match their needs to funder priorities. Participants focus on the major questions that need to be answered prior to a grant application and incorporating these answers into research and ultimately a competitive proposal.

Cost: FREE

Location

Richmond Community College, Main Campus - Grimsley Building, Rm 134

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Proactive Grant Writing - Capitalize on Your Time & Energy - May 24 I 1 - 4 p.m.

This workshop is designed for to help you learn the details needed to begin research, to conduct successful grant research, and the skill set to help save you time in your searches so you can actually begin writing. We will cover the details needed before you can begin any research, management of research to make efficient use of your time, how to locate available grants on the local, state and government levels, how to navigate organizational websites to locate funding opportunities, grant databases and other resources that fit your specific needs, as well as pitfalls to avoid that will save you time and cut down on frustration as you work to locate funders whose priorities match your needs.

Cost: FREE

Location

Richmond Community College, Main Campus - Grimsley Building, Rm 134

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu

 


Fueling Your Business - June 19 I 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

This webinar is designed to help small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs understand how to access credit and capital for their businesses. It will review the six basic principles many leaders use to make credit decisions and provide an overview of the resources available to North Carolina for small businesses.

Cost: FREE

Location

Online

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


SBA Alternative Capital Programs for Every Small Business - June 26 I 10:30 to 11:30 a.m

The discussion points for this seminar include personal and professional credit; the business plan; managing cash flow; business accounting; collateral requirements; the commercial loan process; and a discussion of small business lending programs available with the U.S. Small Business Administration

Cost: FREE

Location

Online

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Doing Business with the Federal Government: Contracting 101 - July 10 I 11 a.m. - 12 noon

This webinar is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics include: levels of federal purchasing - how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services; marketing a business to the federal government; socio-economic small business programs; registering as a federal contractor; locating, identifying and responding to federal business opportunities; and resources available to assist federal contractors in North Carolina. 

Cost: Free

Location

Online

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Phone (910) 410-1687
Email wofarrah@richmondcc.edu


Veteran Entrepreneurship Programs by the SBA - July 17 I 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The SBA provides veteran entrepreneurs with key benefits they may be eligible for when starting or growing their small business. Veterans can gain startup or working capital for expansions and acquisitions, or to purchase and occupy commercial real estate property. SBA also provides opportunities for service disabled veterans seeking contracting opportunities with the federal government. 

Cost: FREE

Location

Online

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Phone - (910) 410-1687
Email - wofarrah@richmondcc.edu

 


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