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Halifax CC Small Business Center
400 Building
Weldon, NC

Phone: 252-536-7274
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  • Do you have a DREAM or a business idea?
  • Are you just getting started in business?
  • Do you need specific training?
  • Is your business or organization struggling and you don't know what to do or where to start in finding answers?

The Purpose of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses by providing high quality, readily available assistance to prospective and existing small business owners.  The overall Objectives are to foster and support entrepreneurship and economic development and help equip people in both urban and rural communities to succeed in a technologically driven world.

The Small Business Center has been in existence for over twenty years assisting  the  business, local government and non-profit sectors in accomplishing their goals. Our major focus is small businesses and start-ups.   We also provide management training and assistance for larger employers in Halifax and Northampton Counties.

We Provide Assistance with:

  • Free Small Business seminars
  • Free start-up counseling
  • Free consulting to existing businesses, government agencies and non-profits
  • Free help with business, management and organizational issues
  • Free computer use and Internet access
  • Free business resource center
  • On-site training for established businesses
  • Business Planning Process
  • Marketing: Products & Services, Packaging, Pricing, Distribution, Competition, Research
  • Financials: P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow
  • Other business and management issues… We will provide this on-site at your location

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Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Whether you are a new business or a company in business for several years, you need to plan. This seminar will cover the basics you need to put your plan together from the questions to ask to get started to developing sales forecasts and break-even analysis.
Speaker: Steve Carver
Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This class will help locate funding sources for grants. The instructor will also inform the class how to be notified of grant opportunities. This three hour seminar will open your insight to available grants for your small business.
Speaker: Olga Abrams
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This course is for people who want to really start their their own business. This course examines in detail the development of a business plan. This class is for people who have a dream or a business idea. Those just getting started in business and don't know what to do or where to start.
Speaker: E. Ormsby
Thursday, October 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This class will teach you basics in grant writing, grant writing tips, organizational readiness and accountability. You will also be able to identify websites and be able to analyze more opportunities for your small business.
Speaker: Olga Abrams
Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The focus here will be on the different parts of grants, letter requests, appointments and interviews, following up and tips for successful grant writing for your small business.
Speaker: Olga Abram
Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Here you will learn the basic skills necessary to find that funding source and begin putting your proposal together. You will learn thing like different types of funding sources how to prove your need for the project., the best months to contact, application guidelines and how to do an effective presentation.

Business Basics

Thursday, August 24, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
While you and your business have separate credit scores, maintaining strong personal credit can be important if you’re looking for financing. This seminar is designed to give Small Business Owner and participants an understanding of credit reports, credit scores, and the importance of establishing and maintaining good credit.
Speaker: E. Ormsby
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100 College Drive
Building 400
Weldon, NC 27890
100 College Drive
Building 400
Weldon, N.C. 27890
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