Trenton Small Business Initiative

A Small Business Capacity Building Program Powered by the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Deadline to apply: April 27, 2020

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This program is hosted by the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and has financial support from Santander.

Get the help you need to grow

your business in Trenton.

Five (5) winners will each receive a team of business experts to implement a 90-day survive and thrive plan.

(Valued at $10,000)

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Who Should Apply

Existing businesses located in Trenton

Businesses planning to open in or expand into Trenton 

Members of Trenton co-working spaces

Our goal is to get you making more money and on a road to economic independence. If this is the path you see for yourself, we encourage you to apply. 

Deadline to apply: April 27, 2020

Through the Trenton Small Business Initiative, you will:

Connect with Networks of Influence

Develop a Community of Support

Strengthen Your Business Foundation

Increase Your Readiness to Access Capital

get the help you need to succeed

All applicants will receive:

A Build Your Online Presence toolkit from Empower by GoDaddy - FREE

  Write Your Business Plan in 14 Days from the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership - FREE

A loan readiness assessment by Santander Bank - FREE

Important Dates

Submit your application by 4/27/2020

10 finalists will be selected by 5/18/2020
Finalists pitch presentations (live or online) on 6/1/2020
Five (5) winners announced by 6/11/2020

Success Circles teams launch 6/12/2020

Success Circles project period ends 10/5/2020

Trenton Small Business Initiative Celebration 10/19/2020

 Don't miss this opportunity!
Deadline to apply:  April 27, 2020. 

This is your opportunity to get the help you need to survive and thrive.

Hear what Adrienne Fudge has to say about her Success Circle...

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL), founded in 2002, is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports economic development through entrepreneurship. We are experts in creating and implementing small business programming in support of larger economic development objectives. Our services and programs help ambitious “every day” entrepreneurs gain access to the knowledge, networks, and capital necessary to succeed in business.

 

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