Small Business Coaching
The City of Cambridge will offer the Cambridge Small Business Coaching Program to up to twenty (20) established Cambridge small services and/or retailers who are eligible using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG/HUD) criteria. To check your business' eligibility, click here.
Our experts can help with:
- Interior design, lighting, and layout
- Restaurant management – point of sale, hiring, and inventory assistance
- Marketing and branding – social media, website, and e-commerce
- Legal assistance - contract and lease review, entity assistance
- Managing finances and bookkeeping
The Small Business Coaching Program entails two steps:
Step I – Fill out the application (click here) and indicate what type assistance you are looking for. The city has consultants specializing in marketing, architecture/interior design, bookkeeping/finance, or restaurant operations/management.
Step II – Once your application is received and reviewed, you will be emailed or called about a time for your consultant to come to your business location to provide up to 2 hours of coaching. Coaching can be two, one-hour sessions, or split up in other ways that work out best for you and the consultant’s schedules.
Please note - only one coach per business. This program is a first come, first served program with a final deadline of May 4, 2018.
To apply to the Small Business Coaching Program, please fill out this application and return it to Pardis Saffari at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For More Information
If you have any questions about the Small Business Coaching Program, please contact Pardis Saffari at email@example.com or 617/349-4654.