Course to aid small businesses
The Community Action Agency is enrolling for a five-week Small Business Training Course to be held at Metro Technology Centers, 1700 Springlake Drive. The classes will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 15 to May 15. The cost of the course is $25. This course is taught by community professionals addressing topics such as legal issues, financial matters, tax issues, marketing, advertising, e-commerce, business plan development and funding. The course targets businesses working through the startup or expansion process. To enroll, contact the Economic Development Division of Community Action Agency at 232-0199. Additional training and one-on-one counseling will be available to those seeking funding through the Community Action Agency’s Economic Development loan programs.
Grant-writing seminar planned
SHAWNEE — The Citizen Potawatomi Tribe is hosting a seminar on grant writing geared toward nonprofit agencies, tribes, municipalities, schools, libraries and faith-based organizations. “Researching and Writing Winning Grants — Level I” will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25 at the Citizen Potawatomi South Reunion Hall, 1702 S Gordon Cooper Drive, in Shawnee. The seminar will teach participants the basics of planning a project, writing a grant proposal and researching and accessing funding sources. The seminar will be led by Lu Kindblade, of Lu Kindblade and Associates LLC. The fee is $95 and registration is required. For information, contact Lu Kindblade and Associates at (580) 304-3761 or at LuKindblade@gmail.com.