Virtual Women’s Business Center
The purpose of the Box Elder Virtual Women’s Business Center is to provide women business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs resources and training they need grow their businesses or start new ones.
Build Your Dream Company Scholarship Information:
The WBC has partnered with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to provide 10 scholarships to women in Box Elder County for the online training course, Build Your Dream Company. The first 10 women in Box Elder County to complete the training and submit an application and business plan will be reimbursed the entire amount of the training ($99).
If you would like to qualify for the scholarship, please follow these instructions:
1) Purchase Build Your Dream Company.
2) Complete all 15 modules of the training.
3) Submit an application Scholarship Application and your completed business plan to email@example.com.
4) If you are one of the first ten to finish, the WBC will reimburse you the full amount of the training, as well as provide you feedback on your business plan.
The Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center is partnering with chambers of commerce and other organizations throughout the state to provide their services to women entrepreneurs and small business owners in both rural and suburban areas.
At an event held in Brigham City on Thursday October 27, 2016 Ann Marie Wallace said, “As Utah continues to grow; we would like to provide our every community the resources to grow with it. This gives entrepreneurs and small businesses in the opportunity, training and skills necessary to start or enhance their own business. We look forward to the great things this will lead to.”
Expanding the WBC’s Mission
The WBC was established in November 1997 as a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA provides a federal grant to the WBC to assist women in Utah start and grow successful small businesses through training, resources and support. With the new Virtual Women’s Business Center locations the goal is that by the end of 2017, the WBC will extend these services to every county in Utah.
To learn more about the Women’s Business Center and its Virtual Locations visit www.wbcutah.com
Have an idea for a business but not sure where to start? Are you already in business and want to branch out into multiple revenue streams? The Build Your Dream Company course can help you reach your goals. Listen to other entrepreneurs as they talk about their struggles and achievements and follow along with practice exercises designed to help you move your business forward. The course is online, self-paced, and can be completed from the comfort of your living room. Get started today!
The Women’s Business Center is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit division of the Salt Lake Chamber, and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.