Using Government Assistance to Start Your New Business Athens OH
West Chester, OH
Using Government Assistance to Start Your New Business
Using Government Assistance for New Business
With unemployment reaching record levels in the United States, many people are going into business for themselves for the first time. If you are thinking about starting a small business you don't have to go it alone.
Government assistance for businesses, federal business grants, and other services designed to help startup a business are available to give you a strong head start and increase your likelihood of success. By learning what kind of resources are available to you and making the most of them, you can make sure your new business starts off on the right foot.
Government help for small business owners is available if you know where to look. The following resources should help to get you started:
Business.gov is a central website set up by the U.S. government that provides basic information on how to start a small business, how to register a small business and find out which permits and licenses might be required for it, how to handle business finances and business taxes, how to expand your business when the time is right, how to stay compliant with various business laws, how to understand federal business categories for industry, and how to access state and local resources for starting, running, and growing your business.
2 Find Out Which Loans and Grants Are Available to You
So many different loans and grants are available to help small businesses get on their feet it's impossible...
The Well Drop-In Center Training
Dates: 1/4/2014 – 1/4/2014
The Salvation Army Columbus
966 E Main Street
The Well is a Drop in Center for women who have been sexually exploited or trafficked. It is designed to be an environment of peace where women can relax, be valued, and develop a sense of positive self worth. The center’s goals are to enhance life skills, increase self esteem, and improve knowledge of community support. This training will provide interested persons an understanding of the mindset of those served, as well as the protocol established by The Well. Lastly, participants will be offered skills to complete desired volunteer roles.
Additionally, The Salvation Army Anti-Human Trafficking Department is starting a Mentorship Program. The purpose of the Mentorship Porgram is to build healthy, one-on-one bonds between mentors and women who have been sexually exploited or trafficked. The Mentorship Program is designed to enchance a sense of positive self-esteem and dignity by meeting the social needs of women who have been involved in the commercial sex trade. Women will be shown respect and value through the fostering of healthy and appropriate social relationships.
Mentors will help empower mentees to dsicover their sense of integrity, honesty and self. Being a mentor provides the opportunity for mentors to share their skills and talents, interests and experiences, and to model appopriate social relationships. Mentors may help their mentee with self-esteem, sense of purpose, planning and decision making, interpersonal competence, and empowerment through activities such as going to the Columbus Zoo, going out to lunch or dinner, seeing a movie, or any other socially appropriate activity.
*This is an all-day training. Therefore, there will be a lunch break to go get lunch or feel free to bring your own bag lunch with you.
* After being trained, volunteers who wish to become a mentor must go through an application and interview process.
* Finally, anyone volunteering at The Well & Mentoring Programs must obtain a background check.