Our back office support services include bookkeeping and accounting, financial statement analysis, invoicing, access to computers and high speed internet.
Members receive assistance in acquiring the capital they need to start, stabilize or scale their operations. Good Work Network works closely with financial institutions that make micro loans to small businesses and agencies that provide grants.
Good Work Network’s market access assistance program is designed to connect low-income and disadvantaged micro-entrepreneurs to market opportunities. We will match opportunities to socially responsible businesses that do not have the resources to identify qualified micro-enterprises and often have stated goals for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and/or low-income job creation. Members who have demonstrated business capacity are assisted in identifying and acquiring contracts for which they qualify.
Good Work Network assists members in developing a credit action plan to establish, repair or improve credit.
Networking and informational sessions are held for members so that they have the opportunity to come together, share resources, form collaborations, support each other’s businesses, and learn useful skills and best practices related to running a small business.
One-on-one technical assistance and counseling is available to members in areas such as business plan development, business organization, startup issues, design of record keeping and accounting systems, loan packaging, marketing strategy development and marketing material design.
Training classes are offered to allow members to learn new skills in group settings. These courses include Financial Education, Entrepreneurship Training, Personal Effectiveness Training, QuickBooks Tutorial, and other specialized training classes.