Tuesday, May 15th from 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Learn how to successfully work with a bank to help your business grow. Presenters Santander Bank and the Business Center for New Americans (BCNA) will discuss:

• Different products banks offer to business owners

• How to access capital

• How to get approved for a business loan

• Financing options offered by non-profit organizations and partners

This workshop will be presented in English and Spanish.

Location: WHEDco

50 East 168th Street

Bronx, NY 10452.

To RSVP, call 347-906-2335 or email 


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Understanding & Managing Personal & Business Credit

Tuesday, May 22nd from 10:00AM to 11:30AM

This workshop will teach you how credit score works, how to build, manage and improve your personal credit score. You will also learn about how to establish and build business credit.


Business Center for New Americans                                                                                78-27 37th Avenue                                                                                                Jackson Heights, NY 11372

*** Light breakfast will be provided ****


Special thanks to our funders and partners:

May 23, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Using Facebook & Instagram to Promote Your Business

LinkedIn is your most powerful social network. Is your business on Linkedin yet and are you maximizing your account's value?
Are you using Twitter effectively? We explore best practices and smart tips to jumpstart your engagement.

Cost: Free

Location: BNB Bank

35-02 Broadway
Astoria, NY 11106


Special thanks to BNB Bank and Queens Chamber of Commerce


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QuickBooks Online

Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to learn the basics of QuickBooks Online in a small group setting with instructor Paul Rosenblum, a QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor! 

Session 1: May 24, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Session 2: May 25th, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The first session will cover:
  • Setting up your company accounts
  • Setting up vendors and customer accounts
  • Accounts receivable/ Accounts payable
  • Bill paying
  • Credit and debit card entries

Session 2 takes a deeper look into QuickBooks functions and how you can apply them to your business, including:

  • Bill paying
  • Credit and debit card entries
  • Running reports and customizing reports


Business Center for New Americans
78-27 37th Ave. Suite # 1
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Students will use a FREE downloadable version of QuickBooks Online for the course. Please bring a laptop.

A special thanks to Queens Chamber of Commerce and  the 82nd Street Partnership for sponsoring these exciting opportunities.

     82nd Street Partnership

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Tuesday, June 5 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, June 6 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Thursday, June 7 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: BCNA Manhattan
120 Broadway, Suite 230
New York, NY 10271

Thinking of starting your own business? The Business Center for New Americans can help make your dreams a reality. Join us for a three-part workshop where you'll learn everything you need to know, including legal necessities, developing and pricing your product, marketing, developing a business plan, and raising money for your business.

To RSVP, call Francess Smith at 212-898-7850.


Special thanks to Santander Bank

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The American Dream: Home Ownership

Do you want to own your own home?

Join us and learn about home ownership at our three-part workshop, The American Dream: Home Ownership.

This workshop is offered on three consecutive Wednesdays and is designed to provide high quality homebuyer education and address the issues and challenges faced by first-time homebuyers.

Part 1: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 5:00-9:00pm

  • Assessing readiness to select and purchase a home
  • First time homebuyers get up to $15,000 towards the purchase of a home

Part 2: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 5:00-9:00pm

  • The mortgage process
  • The closing process
  • Protecting and maintaining your home
  • Special mortgage products for First-Time Home Buyer and First Home Club

120 Broadway, Suite 230
New York, New York                                                                                                                                                                                                             
There is a $25 fee for all three workshops, as well as a $25 fee to purchase a Home First book. To reserve a seat or for more information, call Francess Smith at 212-898-7850.                                                                                                     
Special thanks to Santander Bank