Increase business ownership
among minorities, women, dislocated workers and disabled individuals by
providing an intensive program of classroom training, technical assistance
and ongoing business support during enterprise formation.
number of new businesses owned by minorities, women, dislocated workers and
sales and employment levels of minority and women owned firms during the
first 1-5 years of operation (critical years)
the business failure rates among firms owned by minorities and women
aspiring entrepreneurs in refining the business idea, preparing the
business plan and developing the new business
transform home-based, informal businesses into viable enterprises
micro-enterprises to expand into small scale growth companies
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business skills development
in planning and development of new business venture
management coaching once the business is operating
financing assistance for entrepreneurs with limited recourses
tracking and evaluation
in accessing financing
The Entrepreneurial Assistance
Program offers a 60-hour training course to assist with the development and
expansion of a clients business. Those who are interested in starting a new
business or interested in expanding an existing business should contact the
program administrator at (631) 851-6214 or fax (631) 851-6222.