2015 Homewood Grant Competition
We aim to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit that is alive and strong in the Homewood community. The categories are divided into the following:
- Existing businesses: service industry (see list below) and construction businesses that are established, at least 2 years old, and currently operating in the Homewood;
- Start-ups: these are businesses in the start-up phase or can be businesses in the planning process as long as the entrepreneur is a Hill District resident or intends to open the business in the Homewood.
Service Industry List:
- Health Care
- Social (for profit)
- Food & Accommodation
- Arts & Entertainment
- Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
Existing Business – 10:00am to 12:00pm
StartUp Business – 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Session 1 – July 11th
Session 2 – July 18th
Session 3 – July 25th
Session 4 – August 1st
All Sessions will be held at the YMCA – Homewood Brushton Branch
North Conference Room
7140 Bennett Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Marketing PowerPoint-Download, here.
Sample Business Plan Summary-Download, here.
Business Plan Summary Guide- Download, here.
Entrepreneurial Mindset and Main Topics in a Sustainable Business Plan-Download, here.
Orientation Information (PowerPoint):
Reading Materials for Greater Insight into Entrepreneurial Experience:
Article #1- Download, here.
Article #2- Download, here.
Article #3- Download, here.
Article #4- Download, here.
Article #5- Download, here.
Financial Assumptions Article, Download here.
Financial Projections Template Guide, Download here.
Financial Projections Template, Download here.
Bridgeway Capital Loan Application Presentation, Download here.