Business/Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur Works Sends Letter to Philadelphia Inquirer Editor

Date: 
July 10, 2013
UAC Program Partner Entrepreneur Works published in 'Letter to the Editor' in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

How Starbucks Is Helping Small Businesses Create Jobs

Date: 
May 14, 2012

Remember how Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, was going to overhaul the jobs market, or at least invest in small business?

Author: 
Neil Merlino
Source: 
Open Forum

Entrepreneur Works Receives Grant from Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network’s “Create Jobs for USA” Initiative

Date: 
February 10, 2012

Local CDFI to Help Spur Job Creation in the US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Philadelphia, PA) February 10, 2012 – Entrepreneur Works, a local community lender, announced today that it has received a capital grant from the Create Jobs for USA Fund, a collaboration between Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network (OFN). The money will help Entrepreneur Works create and sustain jobs in the Greater Philadelphia region as part of a national campaign to support community businesses in underserved communities.

Minority Enterprise Development Week

Event Details
Date: 
October 5, 2011
Price: 
$0.00

The Urban Affairs Coalition is a sponsor of the Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference is part of the national Minority Business Development Agency. The purpose of this conference is to provide critical information to foster the growth and competitiveness of the minority business community.

Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

Event Details
Date: 
October 5, 2011
Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

UAC is a proud sponor of the Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference is part of the National Minority Business Development Agency. The purpose of this conference is to provide critical information to foster the growth and competitiveness of the minority business community. The conference features various workshops presented by the some of the city’s top corporations, universities, organizations and city departments to help minority businesses succeed.

Teenshop

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1843
Hours of Operation: 
School year: Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm; July workshops: Saturday, 10am-1pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Elleanor
J.
Hendley
Founder and Chair
To develop adolescent girls into tomorrow's leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours.
Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, Mentoring, Violence Prevention, Youth Development

Entreprenuer Works

Location

111 South Independence Mall 5th floor, Suite 528
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
215-545-3100 ext 223
610-499-7528
Fax: 
215-925-2485
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, and some evening classes
111 South Independence Mall 5th floor, Suite 528
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Leslie
Benoliel
Executive Director
Secondary Contact
Ms.
Antoinette
Truehart
Managing Director

To provide small business owners and new entrepreneurs with the support and tools they need to thrive: small loans, access to other credit and capital sources, training and technical assistance and, above all, a network of peers, service providers, consultants, and potential customers.

Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Workforce Development

Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-527-6698
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Stephanie
Sylvain
Board President

To help elevate Philadelphia’s Haitian community through education, professional development, and mentorship.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Services,Workforce Development

Community and Economic Development (CED)*

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1738
Fax: 
215-564-9912
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Jojy
Varghese
Director

To bring capital to under-served communities to ensure the stability, growth, and utility of the region; to enable low and moderate income individuals to become economically empowered through better personal financial management; and to assist residents, businesses and institutions in low and moderate income areas to protect and build their assets. Through collaborative means, to develop strategies to address other community and economic development concerns in the metropolitan Philadelphia area.

Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Economic Inclusion, Other