Expertise and Technical Assistance
WACIF’s expertise and technical assistance are available to small businesses, childcare centers, affordable housing developers, and community organizations. Since all organizations, whether for-profit or non-profit, need to bring in more money than they spend, WACIF’s technical assistance components can be tailored to fit each organizational type.
WACIF’s technical assistance is comprised of the following services:
- Specialized Technical Assistance Program – WACIF can provide one-on-one assistance to entrepreneurs and organizations. Some of the areas of WACIF’s expertise include:
- Financial management
- Business planning
- Real estate issues
- Cash flow analysis
- Intensive Seminar Curriculum delivers information essential to the success of the entrepreneur and organization. Seminars will include professional-level consultants, lawyers, and industry experts. The entrepreneur and/or organization gains access to high-quality information and services at no cost—access to expertise and resources many clients would otherwise not have.
- Loan Days connect our clients to the world of community-minded lenders. Business bankers, non-traditional financing institutions, and WACIF loan staff meet one-on-one with attendees to explain how lending works, what lenders look for, and provide applications for financing.
- Small Business Toolkit is a useful take-home guide of “best practices” developed by WACIF for the entrepreneur detailing how to start and run a business successfully in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Toolkits are free and available to the public.
Upcoming FREE seminars and workshops
Schedule a one-on-one session with WACIF staff or call (202) 529-5505.