Posts tagged Financing your business
FREE BUDGET ASSISTANCE Courtesy of RCEDA and the accountancy firm of JCCS
RCEDA has created the linked cash flow budget and instructions for those that want to be able to forecast their cash balances by the month for a year. Businesses need to know if their cash reserves will be adequate, especially given seasonal changes in income and expenses. It is also essential to plan for large purchases and when taking on debt to finance expansion.
Those business that complete the Excel cash flow spread sheet, according to the provided instructions, can then schedule a free 1 hour meeting with an accountant More >
Course introduces QuickBooks and essential accounting terminology, and covers the sales process, tracking revenue, managing expenses, bank reconciliation, and setting up and maintaining a company file. Instruction is in QuickBooks Online. Computers will be provided (please do not bring your own computer).
Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge
Instructor: Stephanie Mapelli, MBA
Class date: Mondays & Wednesdays, October 24, 26, 31 & November 2, 2016 (the course is four, 2-hour class meetings) (more…)
USDA Rural Development Montana and Ravalli County Economic Development Authority to Host Small Business Workshop
Making Energy Work for Your Business & Funding Business & Community Projects
For many businesses, energy costs are among their highest variable expenses. Session A of the workshop will introduce the Rural Energy for America Program and will spotlight how businesses from western Montana have realized a return on their investment as a result of energy efficiency improvements or a renewable energy system.
In addition, USDA Rural Development has programs to help small businesses and communities to secure financing to meet business goals. Session B of this workshop More >
Learn the basics of creating Profit and Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet statements. Also includes how to create financial projections (forecasted or pro-forma financials) and financial management best practices for small business.
Instructor: Lisa Glenn CPA, Galusha, Higgins & Galusha
Class date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 (more…)
Harvest Moon Bakery opened its doors on September 27th to an enthusiastic response from the community. Harvest Moon got a Micro Loan from the RCEDA for start-up.
Eileen and Dave Roiter have been very pleased with the response to their new retail bakery right next to the high school in downtown Corvallis. Things were selling out quickly, but don’t worry they are making more. “We pride ourselves on making everything from scratch” says Eileen, with a selection that includes deserts and pastries, artisan breads and specialty cakes. Dave’s desserts are already well know around the valley, having been very popular More >
Business Classes for Small Business Owners, Managers, and Entrepreneurs! Get the basics of running and managing a successful business by attending Building Bitterroot Business classes offered by the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA) and the Bitterroot College Program of the University of Montana (BCP).
Friday, March 25 from 9:00 – Nooon – $15.00 at the Ravalli Entrepreneurship Center – Call 375-9416 to register or pay at the door
The sale of equity in your company is one way to raise capital for start-up or expansion. Small businesses can offer equity interest in their companies for capital provided they follow the rules that exempt them from much of the regulations governing the sale of securities. This workshop will cover the two ways most suitable for small business: the private placement and the limited public offering. David Bjornson, PC will be the instructor for the Limited Public Offerings and Richard More >