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How to Write a Business Plan & start a Social Service Agency for Disadvantaged Youth&

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Erick Liggons Chicago, IL

Want to start in Underserved Nieborhood (Englewood in Chicago).

21 November 2018 1 reply Education & Training

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Bernard Agrest New York, NY

Hi Erick,

I hope you're doing well and having a wonderful Thanksgiving. First off, thank you for your service.

Your plan to start a Social Service Agency for disadvantaged youth is a highly commendable one! I would recommend you get in touch with organizations such as Score who specialize in helping people create business plans.

Beyond that, I would also encourage you to reach out to advisors in our 'Community' tab who have experience with the non-profit industry or in creating a small business.

Lastly, I would also encourage you to do some research into grant writing, as that could help you secure funds for your future agency.

Best of luck going forward and please don't hesitate to reach out if there's anything else I can do.

-Bernard.

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