Cape Fear Community College’s Small Business Center is offering support to local small business owners and entrepreneurs during the current pandemic through no-cost online webinars and free one-on-one confidential business counseling.
“During normal circumstances, CFCC’s Small Business Center is a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, referral, and information for prospective and existing small business owners,” said Jerry Coleman, CFCC Small Business Center Director. “During these unprecedented times, we are focused on helping our community’s small businesses to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Services include general business counseling and assistance with loan applications, unemployment information, marketing, and promotional strategies, debt management and communicating with creditors, financial projections and cash flow management, business continuity, and strategic planning. The SBC can also make referrals to appropriate agencies and sources of assistance. In addition, the SBC is offering free webinars focused on strategies to overcome the Impact of COVID-19. The Center also maintains a list of COVID-19-related resources for area small businesses.
CFCC’s Small Business Center invites the public to take advantage of no-cost online webinars. Webinars are held at a variety of times. Upcoming webinars include:
- April 29 GET the FAQs: What You Really Need to Know about the SBA, EIDL and PPP and COVID-19 relief programs.
- May 4 The Best Small Business To Start Right Now 7pm
- May 5 The Best Small Business To Start Right Now 2pm
- May 11 ABC’s Of Starting A Small Business In Today’s Crazy Economy 7pm
- May 12 ABC’s Of Starting A Small Business in Today’s Crazy Economy 2pm
- May 18 Creating A Winning Business Plan 7pm
- May 19 Creating A Winning Business Plan 2pm
CFCC’S Small Business Center provides free, confidential counseling with CFCC’s Small Business Center Director, Jerry Coleman.
“We understand small businesses in our community are facing an unprecedented economic disruption and need assistance to make it through this difficult time. Our center is here to help them get resources they need,” said Coleman.
To learn more about CFCC’s Small Business Center resources and upcoming webinars, please visit cfcc.edu/sbc.