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Thinking about starting a business or want to sustain and grow your current business?
Whether your plan is for a one-person shop or includes employees, whether it’s a part-time or full time, whether it will be bootstrapped or loan funded, our knowledgeable and respectful business counselors are ready to assist with:
- Thinking through your business idea
- Discussing your readiness to start a business
- Developing essential business and financial management skills
- Creating a business plan
- Creating a marketing plan
- Connecting you to helpful resources
- Applying for business funding
- Managing challenges as they arise
- Assessing your options for growth
First Proof Press is a community printmaking studio located in the heart of Brattleboro VT. We offer workshops to the public, memberships for artists of all levels to create work and art openings. EMBRACE has allowed me to catch up on bills, purchase workshop supplies and keep a roof over my head. I went to work with less fear daily!