Obtaining business financing can seem like a daunting process. This workshop is designed to help small businesses navigate the loan application process, so they can access funding that will help their business reach full potential. Topics will include what lenders want, sources for conventional and SBA loans, and how to select a bank. It will also cover where to obtain credit reports and scores, and their importance; creation and processing of loan documents, including the need for a business plan; how to buy real estate for your business; and common mistakes to avoid. Participants will have ample opportunity to have their questions addressed.
Manasota SCORE is partnering with HomeBanc’s Amy Hammer and Denise Gagne to offer this program.
Registration is available through Manasota.SCORE.org/localworkshops. The $25 fee can be paid online or at the workshop.
For more information about Manasota SCORE, visit www.manasota.score.org.
About Manasota SCORE
SCORE is a national, nonprofit organization, started in 1964, that has over 11,000 members, retired and active business executives who donate their time providing education and free, confidential mentoring services for people who are starting a new or growing an existing business.
Manasota SCORE has 80 volunteers providing education and mentoring services in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The organization conducts business startup and development workshops and hosts CEO roundtables and Success Strategies for Business Owners MeetUp sessions. They also provide online resources, including business templates, study courses in English and Spanish, and podcasts. For more information or to contact Manasota SCORE, call 941.955.1029 or visit www.manasota.score.org.
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