Small Business Resources Classes

Professional Development

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
How to Start a Small Business T, 2/7-3/7 6-8 p.m. Marple $189/$219
Grant Writing & Research W, 4/5-12 6-8 p.m. Marple $85/$115
Grant Writing & Research F, 4/7 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton $85/$115
Grant Writing II W, 4/26-5/3 6-9 p.m. Marple $129/$179
Grant Writing II F, 5/5 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton $129/$179

How to Start a Small Business
For those considering starting a small business. Covers legal issues, business plans, market research, management, accounting, insurance, site selection and electronic equipment. Book included.

CAR 3427 / Length: 10 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $189; Non-Sponsoring $219

CRN 1063 Tuesdays
Feb. 7-March 7
6-8 p.m. Marple

Grant Writing II
Experience all aspects of proposal writing. Includes creating a project that fits funders’ guidelines, appropriate writing styles, developing a proposal strategy and plan for evaluation that fits funders’ requirements, and hands-on experience in writing a proposal. Samples provided.

CAR 3751 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $129; Non-Sponsoring $159

CRN 886 Wednesdays
April 26-May 3
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2584 Friday
May 5
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton

Grant Writing & Research
Find out what it takes to prepare a successful proposal for funding for your organization, and learn the requirements of private foundations, public agencies and other funding sources. Prepare letters of inquiry, budget forms and grant applications, and become familiar with productive Internet sites in searching for funding resources.

CAR 3508 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $85; Non-Sponsoring $115

CRN 462 Wednesdays
April 5-12
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 1534 Friday
April 7
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton