Small Business Grant Contest
THROUGH MAY 30—FedEx is now accepting applications for its fourth annual Small Business Grant Contest. This year, the contest will offer grants to ten small businesses, from a total pool of $100,000. One Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000, one $15,000, and eight others will be awarded $7,500. To apply, visit http://smallbusinessgrant.fedex.com.
Talent Issues and Options Workshop
May18—The African American Chamber of Commerce will host a Talent Issues and Options Workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in its 9th Floor conference room at the Koppers Building, 436 Seventh Ave., Downtown. Led by CareerLink Business Services Consultant Ida Ford and Three Rivers Workforce Development Business Solutions Consultant Susanne Killmeyer, the workshop will present promising practices to address the issues of talent acquisition and development.