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Business Development

Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown (CADCA) provides entrepreneurial skill training to prospective and existing business owners through one on one business counseling.

The program is designed to guide individuals through the process of starting and operating a successful small business. Our program has been developed to help the starting entrepreneur or the existing business owner. Information includes instruction on financial planning, marketing and sales, accounting, tax preparation, and networking in addition to basic business skills. 

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.

Technical Assistance

Existing or prospective entrepreneurs in Allentown or the Lehigh County can take advantage of CADCA’s direct business training opportunities through one on one technical assistance.  Services include credit score improvement, marketing/social media and the opportunity to apply for a micro-loan from the Rising Tide Community Loan Fund.

If you are interested in starting a business schedule an appointment with the Business Development Director

Email: nfolino@caclv.org | Phone: 484-821-2502