GO Start-up Applications (Extended)
The Minority Business Program has officially extended its deadline for GO Start-Up to March 17th at 12:00pm. GO Start-Up is a free entry level program for entrepreneurs who want to start their own business. Participants will have the opportunity to test a business concept through hands-on project development and management skills in a low risk environment. You can find more information about the program and apply by filling out the application.
Botanical Fare Grand Opening
The Downtown Mall welcomes Botanical Plant Based Fare, a new vegan restaurant. Their menu
is plant-based and gluten free or options for gluten free dishes along with breakfast options, coffee and tea. If you would like to visit them, they are located 421 E. Main St.
Downtown Job Center Collaborates with PHAR
The Downtown Job Center collaborates with PHAR to provide services within the community. PHAR is the Public Housing Association of Residents and is a voice for the residents that Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority. In 2018, PHAR launched an initiative called R3, which stands for Residents for Respectful Research
. The program stipulates that any research conducted by academic institutions within the City’s public housing sites, be a joint venture in which researchers are working in unison with the residents and not merely using the residents as subject matters. Best practices are for all parties to feel valued while working together to complete a study. To learn more about PHAR and R3, you can contact the Downtown Job Center at 434-970-3933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
. You may also directly reach out to PHAR’s R3 Coordinator Cecilia Barber by email email@example.com
Upcoming Webinars from CVSBDC
CV SBDC is a team of business and technical experts available to listen, advise and assist entrepreneurs, confidentially and free of charge. They offer 1:1 assistance, connection to curated research, access to technical experts and professionals, and timely events and training.
International Trade 101: Tips, Pointers – March 22th
at 12:00 pm PREREGISTER
Blockchain Bootcamp – March 23rd @ 12 pm PREREGISTER