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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

You Built Your Business. We'll Help You Grow It.

Did you know that “Community College of Philadelphia (CCP)” is one of 14 community colleges within the USA authorized to deliver the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program within the Philadelphia tristate region? Did you know that 459 businesses have graduated within the last five years from CCP? Did you know that 18 of the 100 fastest growing businesses recognized at the Entrepreneur's Forum “Impact 100” event were 10,000 Small Businesses graduates?

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, they will receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level.

Across the U.S., 10,000 Small Businesses graduates are increasing their revenues and creating new jobs in their communities just 6 months after graduating: 48% reported creating new jobs, 68% reported an increase in revenue, 88% are doing business with each other and the program also has a 99% completion rate.

Selected applicants will gain access to a world-class business education and connections to a professional support network at no cost. If you're a small business owner interested in taking your business to the next level, apply now.

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Key Dates

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2020 cohort. The application deadline is February 4, 2020.  Classes start on May 13, 2020.

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Information Sessions

Check back soon for upcoming information sessions.

For More Information

For general information, please call 267-299-5900.

If you would like more detailed information, please contact:

James W. Haile Jr.
Director, Partnership and Outreach
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street
Room M1-22B
Philadelphia, PA 19130
267-299-5907 office
267-299-5806 fax