Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses has partnered with Community College of Philadelphia to provide entrepreneurs in the greater Philadelphia region with access to practical business courses, financial capital, and powerful networking opportunities to help their businesses grow. Through the support of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, business owners selected to participate will receive a scholarship covering the full cost of tuition and program materials.
Practical Business Education
The curriculum focuses on practical business skills that can immediately be applied by business owners, including accounting, negotiating, marketing and human resources management. During the program and after graduation, participants can use their new knowledge to quickly make a positive impact on business outcomes.
Capital to Expand
Entrepreneurs learn how to become more bankable and position their businesses to access financing and capital. Learn more.
A Network of Support
Small business owners will receive one-on-one business counseling and powerful networking opportunities. The program provides this expert advice and technical assistance through partnerships with national and local business organizations, professional services firms and the people of Goldman Sachs.
Multiplying Economic Impact
10,000 Small Businesses graduates learn to translate the knowledge they garner from the program into increased revenue and job growth. By creating opportunity for individuals and their families, small businesses ultimately multiply the economic impact in every city, town and county in the country.