Are you a grant writer? Looking for grants for your business or non-profit? This workshop is for you!

grant writingGrants Training in Las Vegas, NV
May 28-29, 2014

United Way of Southern Nevada and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Las Vegas, May 28-29, 2014. This training is for grant seekers across all disciplines. Attend this class and you’ll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.
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Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend. Multi-enrollment discounts and discounts for Grant Writing USA returning alumni are available. Tuition payment is not required at the time of enrollment.

Tuition is $425 and includes all materials: workbook and accompanying 420MB resource CD that’s packed full of tools and more than 200 sample grant proposals.

Seating is limited, online reservations are necessary.
Complete event details including learning objectives, class location, graduate testimonials and online registration are available here.
Janet Darling
Grant Writing USA
Marilyn Provost
United Way of Southern Nevada
More than 10,000 agencies across North America have turned to Grant Writing USA for grant writing and grant management training.

Are you a small business owner? Or are you job hunting?

refusa competive advantageNancy Spidle from ReferenceUSA will be in town, September 12th at the Summerlin Library at Noon – 1pm to explain how ReferenceUSA (library purchased database) can help business owners market their businesses, job seekers find the hidden job market and sales persons to find customers.

She will repeat the class at Windmill Library – Virtual Training Lab on Friday September 13th at 10:00 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m. (Please note space is limited in the lab but it will be hands on). The Virtual Training Lab is located on the second floor of the Service Center next to Windmill Library. Enter the library and turn right, take the stairs or elevator to the receptionists desk and she will direct you.

All business owners, salesmen , job seekers and interested library patrons are welcome to attend.

Webinars for ObamaCare for Small Businesses

Small-Business-Majority_logAre you a small business owner and looking for information about health insurance options? You may be interested to learn that the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Small Business Majority have launched a weekly Affordable Care Act 101 webinars series that any small business owner or interested party can join. The Affordable Care Act 101 webinars will be hosted every Thursday until the start of open enrollment on October 1, 2013.

During each webinar, small business owners will learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what the law means for their company and employees.  Topics of interest include:

  • The small business health care tax credit
  • Cost containment
  • The Health Insurance Marketplaces and the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)
  • Shared responsibility provisions

Each week, SBA representatives will walk through the key pieces of the law so that small business owners can understand the facts to make informed decisions about providing health insurance for their employees.

Below are the registration links for the next three presentations.  Registration for later webinars will be available shortly.

For additional webinars go to the Small Business Majority Event Calendar.

Additional Information can be found at Small Business, Starting and Growing a Business.

Are you a Home-based worker?

Businessman Wearing CapePeople working from home is on the rise since 2005. This includes people who are called mixed-workers, they work one day a week from home. The group represents 9.5% of all works in the U.S. In this group the largest percentage of workers are between the ages of 45-54 years. This age group also contains the largest percentage of home workers who work entirely from home. What has brought about this increase of home-based workers? What occupations are they in? Are there more women than men working from home? These questions and more are answered in Home-based workers in the United States 2010.

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