The NEC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Butte College is presenting a workshop on “Loan Opportunities for Starting, Growing & Expanding Your Business” on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, from 9:00am to 12:00pm, at, 202 Mira Loma, Oroville (behind Butte County Employment Center – Tahoe Room.  Cost: $30 per person or $40 at door.

Obtaining capital is critical to successfully start, grow or expand a small business, and getting approved for business loans is challenging in the current lending climate. This workshop provides step-by-step information on funding opportunities available for business owners & entrepreneurs.  You will be guided through the process of pursuing financing including what to consider before applying for a loan, the factors of evaluation that all lenders use when reviewing your loan requests and tips on how to prepare based on your strengths and weaknesses. Topics include: SBA Loan requirements & application, traditional bank loans, lines of credit, alternative lending programs, and non-traditional lending including online funding & lending clubs. The trainer is a banker with expertise in the banking industry including SBA lending requirements.

Pre-registration is required. Please register online, call or stop by, NEC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Butte College, 2480 Notre Dame Blvd., Chico, 

530-895-9017, www.bcsbdc.org  to register and for information.