|DFW sponsors several programs targeting minority and women-owned businesses seeking contract opportunities at the Airport. These programs range from technical/financial assistance to surety support programs. The following is a partial list of programs that are available: |
DFW AIRPORT PARTNERING WITH LIFTFUND TO OFFER FREE WORKSHOPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is partnering with LiftFund to offer technical assistance workshops for small businesses. The workshops will run through the month of September and will provide business education for business owners in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, including disadvantaged, small, minority and women-owned businesses.
The dates and topics of the workshops include:
Small Business Tax Workshop – Wednesday September 9, 2015
Access to Capital: Alternative/Nontraditional Finance – Wednesday, September 23, 2015
QuickBooks Training – Wednesday, September 30, 2015
LiftFund is a financial and business support service organization that helps entrepreneurs strengthen their businesses, stabilize and increase their incomes, create employment and contribute to the economic revitalization of their communities. Lift Fund was recently underwritten by Goldman Sachs to participate in their 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative as their Primary Capital Partner. Lift Fund will use the funds to make loans to small business owners of up to $250,000 to cover working capital, equipment/inventory purchases and business expansion. LiftFund is a regionally recognized U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Community Development Corporation (CDC) and is a designated 7A Community Advantage lender with the SBA.
Call 972 973 5500 for additional information.