Community Business AcademyFebruary 21, 2020
LOOKING TO START A BUSINESS?
WANT TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS?
OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO DOES?
MEET A BUSINESS COACH!
CONNECT WITH ENTREPRENEURS!
LEARN ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY BUSINESS ACADEMY!
GET STARTED ON YOUR BUSINESS GOALS!
Attend an Info Session!
COMMUNITY BUSINESS ACADEMY (CBA) Spring 2020 Cohorts North, South, and West Sides Construction Trades Arts & Makers
Classes start first week of March
Sunshine Enterprises 505 E 61st St. Chicago Info Session: 2/22/20 @ 10 AM
West Side: In Partnership with New Covenant
CDC Douglas Branch Library 3353 W 13th St, Chicago Info Session: 2/18/20 @ 6 PM
Panera Bread 1700 Sherman Ave, Evanston Info Session: 2/20/20 @ 6 PM Arts & Makers: In Partnership with Rebuild Foundation
Stony Island Arts Bank 6760 S Stony Island Ave Mixer: 2/19/20 @ 6 PM Info Session: 2/26/2020 @ 6 PM
Construction Trades: In Partnershipwith S.O.U.L.
Sunshine Enterprises 503 E 61st St Info Sessions: 2/18/20 and 2/25/20 @ 6 PM
All CBA Cohorts Webinar Info Sessions
Webinar: 2/27/2020 @ 6 PM https://zoom.us/j/842164969
Webinar: 2/29/2020 @ 12 PM https://zoom.us/j/921691809
Sign up to attend an Info Session SEevents.eventbrite.com
Questions? Contact: email@example.com or 312-868-0040 ext 203
PERC (Pathway to Enterprise for Returning Citizens) is one of the first programs of its kind in Illinois seeking to address recidivism through entrepreneurship. Through its partnership with Sunshine Enterprises, PERC offers post-release entrepreneurship training, coaching, mentoring and technology to aid previously incarcerated individuals in launching businesses.
PERC is a multi-collaborative of community partners committed to addressing recidivism through entrepreneurship. An entrepreneurial training and business coaching program to empower high-potential entrepreneurs living in under-resourced neighborhoods. PERC also provides access to loan capital up to $50,000 offered by PERC’s founder, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Micro Finance Group (CNIMFG).
PERC entrepreneurs participate in SE’s 12-week Community Business Academy (CBA), business coaching and business acceleration services.
Credit and Budgeting • Target Markets and Marketing • Breakeven and Pricing • Cash Flow and Bookkeeping • Financing and Legal Assistance • Intellectual Property and Insurance • Business Coaching • Mentoring • Social Capital and Accessing Capital
PERC Program Benefits
Program Fees Waived
Business Acceleration Workshops
Special lending opportunities from CNIMFG and other business related incentives
*for annual income less than $60,000
Served at a State or Federal prison
Have a business idea
Interested in starting a business 21 yrs+
Released from prison or jail within the last 15 years*
To apply, contact firstname.lastname@example.org