The Start Your Own Business Program

Do you have a dream of starting a business? sybclass fb flyer

You can own a business, even if you don’t have much experience!

Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown (CADCA) provides entrepreneurial skill training to prospective and existing business owners through our Start Your Business course.

The Start Your Business program is designed to guide individuals through the process of starting and operating a successful small business.  This 19-week program is a combination of two-hour seminars and workshops on preparing to start, run or expand your business.  The series includes instruction on financial planning, marketing and promotion, accounting, tax preparation, and networking in addition to basic business skills.  Local successful business owners and experts assist in presenting and strengthening course material as students are guides through the process of writing a business plan

During the program, you will work with CADCA staff on a one-on-one basis to assist you with writing a business plan and preparing for your business. 

Our next class will begin August 22, 2016. 

SYB Introductory Class

SYB Marketing Class

SYB Elevator Pitch

SYB Legal Considerations


Welcome to Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown.