• Cómo empezar su negocio en Washington, DC

    ¿Quiere abrir su propio negocio en Washington?

    En este entrenamiento, recibirá información general sobre el proceso de iniciar un negocio en DC. Algunos de los temas que se incluye son:

    -Determinar si está listo para empezar su negocio

    -Identificar una idea con potencial de crecimiento

    -Aprender cómo escribir un plan de negocio

    -Dónde conseguir financiamiento para su negocio

    -Navegar el procedimiento de obtener licencias y permisos


     Evento Sin Costo

    Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 28 rsvps
    LEDC - Oficina en DC in Washington, DC
    28 RSVPs
  • Homebuyer Training - MD (English)

    Interested in buying your first home? 

    This class is given in English in our Maryland Office. If you would like to take the English class in our DC office please sign up under the DC office location.  To take the class in Spanish, please register for that class.  

    In this group workshop, you will learn how to successfully navigate each step of the home-buying process in DC or Maryland and obtain a smart mortgage. You will also learn how your credit, personal budgeting, and personal finances impact your future success. LEDC invites a host of speakers --among them a loan officer, real estate agent, insurance agent, and home inspector - to provide an instructional walk-through of the homeownership process. Information will also be provided on programs to assist first-time homebuyers in DC and MD.  
    This training meets the requirements for lender and government programs that require first-time homebuyer training. 

    Light breakfast and lunch are provided courtesy of the speakers.  

    We do not provide childcare please make the proper arrangements. 


    LEDC HPAP/EAHP/Inclusionary Zoning recipients & Citibank clients please call the office to register.  

    Price: $50 for one person or $75 per couple.

    There is no fee for individual counseling, following the training. 

    Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 09:00 AM · 1 rsvp
    LEDC-Wheaton Office in Wheaton, MD
    1 RSVPs

    Aprenda como REGISTRAR SU COMPAÑIA en el estado de Maryland y que ESTRATEGIAS DE PUBLICIDAD puede utilizar para obtener clientes. Aprenda como establecer promociones y DIFERENCIAR SU SERVICIO de otros de la competencia.

    Este taller es ideal para emprendedores o personas que ya estan ofreciendo estos servicios.

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM · 5 rsvps
    Impact Hub in Baltimore, MD
    5 RSVPs
  • Women's Empowerment Program - Combined Master Business Pitch Event

    "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together"

    Join us for a wonderful opportunity to witness our combined pitch events for Entrepreneur Training for Success and Grow My Business programs.

    Don't miss this exciting culminating event, when EWI's entrepreneurs unveil their business plan pitches. The combined business pitch event will feature women at all stages of their business growth; some just starting out as entrepreneurs, and some with years of experience who are taking it to the next level through Grow My Business.

    See first-hand the impact of our training programs, and show your support for these incredible women entrepreneurs.

    Take part in this joyous occasion by listening to the women's stories; the challenges they have faced and overcome, as they have learned about micro-businesses and community initiatives, and developed their businesses in 2018.

    We're looking forward to seeing you there.

    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 14 rsvps
    Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, MD
    14 RSVPs
  • Financial Capabilities Workshop - Wheaton

    You are invited to a free financial capability and credit building workshop!

    Attend this seminar to learn how to improve your credit and your finances!

    At this seminar, you will learn about the importance of credit and how to improve or establish your credit.  Additionally, you will learn how to create and keep a spending and savings plans.

    Cost: This event is free of charge.

    Monday, July 02, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    LEDC - Wheaton in Wheaton, MD
    0 RSVPs
  • ¡Orientación al Proceso de Comprar una Casa y Los Programas que pueden Ayudarle! – MD (Español)

    ¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

    Esta orientación provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez de MD. El programa My Home ofrece asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y el enganche dependiendo en su ingreso y el precio de la casa. Averigüe por cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso en el camino hacia ser dueño de casa - gratis.

    4:00 – 5:30 con un grupo en Español y un grupo en Ingles.

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    LEDC - Wheaton Office in Wheaton, MD
    6 RSVPs
  • Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation


    Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia!


    Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

    This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the home buying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.

    Once you register please arrive 10-5 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!  



    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 03:45 PM
    Shaw Library in Washington, DC
    32 RSVPs
    sold out
  • Seminario de Capacitación Financiera - Wheaton


    ¡Está invitado a un seminario de crédito y capacitación financiera!

    ¡Asista a este seminario gratuito para aprender como mejorar su crédito y sus finanzas!

    En este seminario usted aprenderá  la importancia del crédito y como establecer o mejorar su crédito.  Además aprenderá a crear y mantener un plan de gastos y ahorros.

    Costo: Este evento es GRATIS !!


    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    LEDC - Wheaton in Wheaton, MD
    2 RSVPs
  • Starting a Business in DC

    Starting a business is not for the weak of heart! In addition to having the confidence to follow your dream, research and planning are needed to understand the logistical puzzle of creating a successful business in DC. This workshop is a road map to opening a business in the District and introduces the various government departments that you'll be needing to know on your journey.

    Topics include:

    -Writing a business plan

    -Increasing your access to capital

    -Choosing a business structure; and

    -Understanding the licensing and permitting process


    Free Event

    Please note that we cannot accommodate attendees that are more than 15 minutes late

    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    LEDC - DC Office in Washington, DC
    17 RSVPs
  • HPAP Orientation: Introduction to First-Time Home Buying and the Programs that can Help! (English)


    Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

    This orientation provides an introduction to the homebuying process and to DC and first time homebuyer assistance programs. In DC the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) provides up to $84,000 in down payment and closing costs assistance. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the homebuying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.


    SATURDAYS: The orientation in English takes place from 9:00 am-10:30 am. The orientation in Spanish will take place from 11:30 am-1 pm. 

    TUESDAYS: The orientation in English takes place from 9:30 am-11:00 am. The orientation in Spanish takes place from 11:30 am-1 pm. 


    **Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to register for the next class.**



    Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    18 RSVPs
    sold out