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TROY SBDC is supporting Butler County development through partnerships with local agencies

Bedgood Washeteria is providing a spark in a low-income neighborhood in Greenville thanks to support from SBDC. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

Bedgood Washeteria is providing a spark in a low-income neighborhood in Greenville thanks to support from SBDC. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

The Small Business Development Center at Troy University has been partnering with the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce and Butler County Economic Development, creating joint efforts to both support existing businesses and attract new companies to the county.

TROY SBDC efforts include supporting applications for the county’s revolving loan fund and creating business plans, financial…

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USDA grant will allow food entrepreneurs to gain knowledge, skills for success

A $58,000 grant will help spur food entrepreneurship in the Wiregrass.

A $58,000 grant will help spur food entrepreneurship in the Wiregrass.

A $58,000-plus grant from the USDA will help Troy University’s Small Business Development Center and the Sorrell College of Business provide bootcamps for food entrepreneurs and farm-to-retail entrepreneurs.

The SBDC Rural Outreach Food Venture Program will reach up to 20 participants each in two 12-week workshops. The SBDC at TROY covers a 10-county area that…

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IDEA Bank to host a summit on nonprofit development in association with Central Alabama Community Foundation

The IDEA Bank in downtown Troy is teaming with Central Alabama Community Foundation to host non-profit development seminar.

The IDEA Bank in downtown Troy is teaming with Central Alabama Community Foundation to host non-profit development seminar.

Troy University’s IDEA Bank is teaming with the Central Alabama Community Foundation to offer a free workshop on non-profit organization start-ups.

“The Nonprofit Summit is going to be a great opportunity for existing and aspiring non-profit owners or affiliates to get together for networking and learning,” said Lynne Firmin George, the IDEA Bank’s director.

Lynne…

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Sorrell College launches new ‘Double Dome’ podcast in cooperation with TROY Public Radio

A new monthly podcast from the Sorrell College of Business launched in February.

A new monthly podcast from the Sorrell College of Business launched in February.

The Sorrell College of Business has launched The Double Dome, a podcast aimed at conversations about business and the economy.

Hosted by Sorrell Dean Dr. Judson Edwards, the monthly podcasts will feature Edwards and a guest podcaster. It’s produced in cooperation with Troy Public Radio.

Sorrell College of Business Dean Dr. Judson Edwards

“This was…

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