Small businesses and entrepreneurs in North Alabama are now able to receive free business training at Drake Community and Technical College.
The Catalyst Center for Business and Entrepreneurship announced Wednesday morning it received a grant from the Small Business Administration to help small, disadvantaged businesses. Through the grant, Drake and the Catalyst Center are providing classes for these business owners to take at the college.
The grant will pay up to $350,000 per year in training. To be eligible for the training program, businesses must be owned by disadvantaged people or the businesses must be in areas with low income.