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REFERRAL PROGRAM
  • Help a local small business you know and earn cash

  • Submit a referral 

  • When your referred business owner completes their needs assessment online and registers for the program - you earn cash (Rules Apply)

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TRAINING
  • Workshops at the Dallas College Innovation Center or the Integrality Small Business Center

  • Online workshops

  • Webinars

  • Business management apps to help you start, pivot or grow your business

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ADVISOR
  • Create your milestones and SMART goals

  • Schedule one:one sessions with a qualified business advisor

  • Complete your milestones

  • Access resources and tools needed to help your business start, pivot or grow

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TEXAS PITCH IT!
  • Pitch your growth plan for a chance to win $10,000 for your small business

  • Additional rewards and prizes

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Dallas College and U.S. SBA Community Navigator Program

What is Community Navigator Dallas?

Community Navigator Dallas is a targeted outreach initiative for small businesses in underrepresented communities. CynthiaNevels.com is partnering with seven partner organizations - DEC Network, BCL of Texas, Dallas College, WiNGS, Veteran Women’s Enterprise Center (VWEC), LiftFund, and TruFund.

The program received funding to partner with SBA at the center of a hub and spoke network. These hubs then support spoke organizations -- trusted, culturally knowledgeable local groups and individuals -- who will connect to specific sectors of the entrepreneurial community to provide assistance during economic recovery, including:

 

  • financial assistance and access to capital

  • contracting and procurement

  • marketing, operations, business development, and exporting industry-specific training

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can connect with us to receive free guidance on where to find resources, capital, tools and training services in your area. 

 

Steps to Navigate

  • Complete Needs Assessment

  • Schedule Appointment with Navigator 

  • Identify Milestones and Goals

  • Book 1:1 Business Advising Sessions with Advisor (3)

  • Meet with Mentor

  • Access Community Resources

 

Training Options Available

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