Welcome to the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC). The JWBC, funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the JAX Chamber Foundation, advances the success of women entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. Our programs are designed for you, the woman entrepreneur who is operating an established business or wants to open a business located in one of the seven counties in Northeast Florida: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, Flagler, St. Johns or Putnam.
Women business owners and entrepreneurs seek out the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center to explore the possibilities of starting a business, find answers to operational and management issues and to connect with a knowledge bank of business experts. The services and programs presented by the JWBC are offered at no cost or low-cost (with a few limited partial scholarships) to clients.
Now Accepting Applications for Financial Matters
Financial Matters takes the mystery out of your business’ financial reports. We help you not only make sense of them, but teach you to make better decisions based on them. Applications are open now.
Five workshops and two mentors for $200 (non-Chamber members; $150 for Chamber members). The workshops and mentor time, if purchased privately, is valued at over $5,000. Can you afford not to do this program? Classes start July 26, through September 20.
If you apply for Financial Matters and its sister program, Marketing Matters (starts August 16) at the same time, you will receive a 10% discount on the combined fees. To read more and complete an application, click here.
Now Accepting Applications for Marketing Matters
Social Media, SEO, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram… it is enough to make your head spin! Marketing has become a fast-moving, ever-changing target. Marketing Matters can help you understand the different platforms, what works best for your company and how is easily deploy a tailored marketing plan, designed for your business. Applications are open now.
Five workshops and a marketing professional as a mentor for $200 (non-Chamber members; $150 for Chamber members). The workshops and mentor time, if purchased privately, is valued at over $5,000. Can you afford not to do this program? Classes start August 16, through October 11.
If you apply for Marketing Matters and its sister program, Financial Matters (starts July 26) at the same time, you will receive a 10% discount on the combined fees. To read more and complete an application, click here.
You are a fit for JWBC if you are:
- ASPIRING: You have an idea and are committed to developing it.
- EMERGING: You are engaged in defining a market, developing products and services and building a business organization.
- GROWING: You have experienced dramatic expansion success with evidence of professional management and systems.
- ACCOMPLISHED: You have proven processes, effective management and continued profitable growth.
Programs are designed to provide women business owners with education, information on how to access capital, resources and networks to help them become successful.
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