Online Application

If you'd like to apply to the YMCA Business Planning Program, please complete the following form and click the submit button at the bottom of the page.

Please fill in the information below. All fields are mandatory.

How did you hear about our service?

Education Level Completed?

What is your current employment status?

Which program are you applying for?

Y-Spark is designed to help entrepreneurs develop ideas, assess opportunities, and create small businesses. The program's instructional model helps entrepreneurs develop their small business ideas and prepares entrepreneurs to launch and operate their businesses. [learn more]
Entrepreneurs receive personalized business consulting through our established, step-by-step business planning process. Over eight sessions, a business coach will assist you in the creation of a standard business plan. [learn more]
The YMCA Business Planning Program provides many services to assist in the creation of a business plan. We provide quality copywriting, editing and business plan formatting for entrepreneurs who completed their business plans but require assistance putting the final touches on the plan. [learn more]
Entrepreneurs Everywhere is a rural business accelerator that caters to small business. It is designed to develop business ideas, empower entrepreneurs with core business training, and connect entrepreneurs with collaborators and mentors in their community. [learn more]

Briefly describe the type of business you propose to start.

Do you have industry experience/knowledge in the industry?

Please explain below

Will you require financing to start your business?

Will you be applying for Self-Employment Assistance (SEA)?

Have you ever written a business plan before?

Are there any critical dates/deadlines you need to meet? If yes, explain below.

Please explain.

When is your anticipated launch date?

Do you need…? (Check all that apply)


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