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Application Deadline | RiseUp! Childcare Cohort Fall 2022

August 15, 2022

Create a future for yourself and the next generation.
Our early childhood education entrepreneurship services are designed to provide business insight to prospective and existing childcare entrepreneurs for home and center-based businesses. We provide business development counseling, workshops and classes, and access to capital through loan packaging and microloans to new and established providers. Program participants will follow a step by step process to develop a business and marketing plan, policies and procedures for their childcare business, a parent handbook, and a sound understanding of business financials.
The WBDC workshop series includes sessions on the following topics:

  • Business planning
  • Record-keeping & taxes
  • Marketing
  • Business Financials

Here’s how to get started Register for the Developing your Childcare Business series.

Along the way, sign up here for an individualized, in-person, or phone session with a WBDC business advisor for help launching or growing your business. Furthermore, visit the Illinois Network of Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA) for more information about Gateways to Opportunity professional development support system. Note that the WBDC’s Developing Your Childcare Business course sessions provide Gateways credit for each session taken.
Who Should Attend?
  • Aspiring childcare entrepreneurs
  • Start-up licensed home providers
  • Start-up childcare center providers
Space is limited to 20 participants
Every Thursday
August 25, 2022 – September 9, 2022
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, CDT
Via Zoom
Registration Deadline:
August 15, 2022
Eligible applicants will be interviewed before selection. Seats are limited apply now!
**Please note this is being offered as a Virtual Training on-line, instructions to access training will be emailed once you are registered**
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


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