We invite you to get involved in this work to transform lives and communities through entrepreneurship. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, an experienced business owner and mentor or an interested supporter – we welcome you into the Good Enterprises “village.”

Good Enterprises offers three program areas to help aspiring entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses:

Community Business Academy
Business Acceleration Services (Available to CBA graduates)
Credit to Capital (Available to CBA graduates)

Learn how to start or grow a successful business

For those interested in attending a Community Business Academy, there are three easy steps to get started:

1) Fill out the inquiry form
2) Attend a mandatory information session (select your date after completing the inquiry form)
3) Complete the application that is shared after attending an information session

Upcoming Free Information Session Dates (All held virtually):

Two fall 12-week academies are currently being held online (Aug-Nov 2020). Students access a digital learning platform with weekly virtual class discussions. Spring classes will begin in February 2021. In order to apply to a 2021 Spring Community Business Academy class, entrepreneurs must first complete the inquiry form. Upon completion, you will be invited to select a mandatory virtual information session to attend online. One Spring class will be offered in Spanish.

2021 Spring Information session dates:

2020

Wed 10/21/ 20 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thurs 10/22/20 12:30pm-1:30pm
Wed 10/28/20 7:00pm-8:00pm
Wed 11/11/ 20 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thurs 11/12/20 12:30pm-1:30pm
Wed 11/18/ 20 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thurs 11/19/ 20 12:30pm-1:30pm
Tues 12/8/ 20 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thurs 12/10/ 20 12:30pm-1:30pm

 

2021

Tues 1/12/21 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thurs 1/14/21 Noon-1:00pm
Sat 1/16/21 10:00am-11:00am
Thurs 1/21/21  7:00pm-8:00pm
Tues 1/26/21 7:00pm-8:00pm
Tues 2/2/21 7:00pm-8:00pm
Sat 2/6/21 10:00am-11:00am
Tues 2/9/21 7:00pm-8:00pm

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Good Enterprises Program Director, Raquel Padgett: raquel@lowcountrylocalfirst.org / 843-212-6298