Grant Writing for Small Businesses
Thursday, Aug. 25th 2PM EST
About the presenter: Kevin Daugherty has a wealth of experience in grant writing as he served as a tribal grant writer for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians for 17 years. His grants funded the Tribal Administration Building, Language & Culture Building, Community Center, Pokagon Health Services Building, Pokagon language programing and more. Kevin currently teaches grant proposal writing for students attending Southwest Michigan College,
for Small Businesses
Thursday, Sept. 29th 2PM EST
This training will teach set up and ongoing workflow of the QuickBooks online software. Attendees will learn the proper setup for their business, how to enter and process ongoing financial transactions, and how to generate and customize reports.
About the presenter: Lynette DeRose has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She provides accounting and bookkeeping services for a wide range of small businesses in the Chicago area and specializes in financial and strategic planning, budget development and management, and calculating expense recoveries
Due to on-going public health concerns, all trainings will again be virtual for 2022.
If you are new to Zoom and Zoom webinars, please take a moment to watch this brief tutorial.
2020 PEG Webinar
Using Social Media to Market Your Small Business
Saturday, Oct. 23rd
Social media is an excellent, free outlet to market your brand, but it’s not always clear how you can actually reach your audience and convert them into customers. In this training, you will learn several concrete steps you can take right away to grow your audience and drive engagement through social media, as well as how to use the popular Canva app to create simple, beautiful images for social media. Share your business’s Facebook or Instagram handle if you’d like a personal critique.
2020 PEG Webinar
Small Business Panel Discussion
Saturday, Jan. 22nd
Join us as we talk with three current small business owners, Melinda Williamson (Morning Light Kombucha), Matt Martin (Espin VR family entertainment center), and Michelle Winchester (Miss Michelle & Co dance studio), as they talk about the pro's and con's of small business ownership. This session is especially helpful for perspective and new small business owners.