Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
Information about the program will be offered at the following upcoming info sessions:
|Thursday, June 14||4:00 PM||JumpStart Inc.
6701 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44103
|Saturday, June 16||10:00 AM||Unified Technologies Center
2415 Woodland Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
|Wednesday, June 20||11:00 AM||JumpStart Webinar
Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, access to capital and business support services. The program is based on the broadly held view of leading experts that greater access to this combination of education, capital and support services best addresses barriers to growth.
10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and The Goldman Sachs Foundation. For more
information, visit http://www.goldmansachs.com/10ksb-apply.
Practical Business and Management Education:
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is contributing $200 million nationally to program partners, including local community colleges and business schools. Funds go towards scholarships, faculty training and technical assistance to help apply immediately, including accounting, marketing and human resources management.
Access to Capital:
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses has committed $300 million nationally through a combination of lending and philanthropic support to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and other local community-based lenders. The investment will increase the amount of growth capital available to small businesses in underserved communities and expand the capacity of CDFIs and local community-based lenders to deliver financing and technical assistance to small businesses.
Business Support Services:
Small business owners often face challenges finding networking opportunities and expert advice. The initiative provides these vital support services through partnerships with national and local business organizations, professional services firms and the people of Goldman Sachs.
Eligible Small Businesses
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is designed for business owners with limited resources who have a
business poised for growth. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to growing their businesses and
creating jobs within their communities. Business owners targeted include, but are not limited to: business
revenues between $150,000 and $4 million in the most recent fiscal year; in operation for at least two years; at
least four full-time employees; operations
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