Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, capital, and business support services. To date, more than 12,8000 business owners have graduated from the program across all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico.
Through the program, you will gain skills across topics such as financial statements negotiation, marketing, and employee management, and gain the tools to develop a customized business plan for growth – for free.
To be eligible to apply, the business owner must have:
Been in business for at least two years
Have over $75,000 in annual revenues
Have two employees (or partners, etc.)
A desire to grow and contribute to their community
What is provided to participants?
A scholarship that covers the full cost of tuition and materials ($15,000 value)
A highly practical course to develop skills for business growth (using subject matter experts as instructors)
Lessons that can immediately benefit each business
A business Advisor to meet with 6-8 times during the program
What is required of Selected Participants?
Commit to attend 12 learning sessions over 14 weeks (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Participation in clinics and workshops (4)
Meeting with a Business Advisor 6-8 times
Completion of a personalized growth plan
Interested can apply now to see if they eligible for the September start.
On-site Information Sessions
April 19th, 9 a.m. Registration Open
May 9th, 9 a.m. Registration Open April 22nd