Q: How do I make an appointment for consult or certification assistance?
A: You can book your appointment through our online scheduling system. To schedule an appointment, visit www.jaxwbc.com
Q: How do I join the JWBC community?
A: Fill out an intake form (JWBC Registration/SBA 641) and email it to Jackie Geary at (Jackie.Geary@myjaxchamber.com) to be included in the SBA system for reporting – you will be contacted for an appointment (virtual or in-person). You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-366-6640.
Q: How can I become a facilitator for JWBC?
A: We are always on the lookout for great trainers. Request a Proposal form via email at email@example.com
Q: How can I get more involved? How can I donate to this cause?
A: We are a 501 (C) 3 organization. To become a volunteer or to donate visit our website: https://jaxchamberfoundation.org/donate/ or contact the director via email at Jackie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What is the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center and what does it do?
A: JWBC is program of the JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization and is partially funded through the US Small Business Administration. Now in its 16h year, JWBC has served more than 10,000 clients. The WBC provides a gateway to certification for small businesses. This affords small businesses an opportunity to gain full knowledge on the benefits of certifications, contracting, engagement in JWBC and how to develop relationships with supplier diversity representatives. JWBC provides modern, innovative entrepreneurial education and targeted mentor relationships for women business owners from aspiring to established.
Q: What is JWBC’s mission?
A: The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s mission is to expand entrepreneurial and economic development for women in Northeast Florida.
Q: Can men get help too?
A: Yes! While our focus is on women entrepreneurs; we assist men who have a desire to own their own business or enhance their education and receive counseling or training.
Q: How do I get a training schedule?
A: Go to www.jaxwbc.com and click the Event Calendar tab.
Q: Is there a cost for services?
A: Most seminars and trainings are free with a few offered at a nominal fee. Partial scholarships and payment schedules are available. Consultations are provided at no cost.
Q: What is the Society of Small Business?
A: The Society of Small Business is a group of small business owners who support women owned businesses through membership in the Society. Membership is $250/year. Refer to Giving Levels document for other benefits. When the Society reaches 20 members, the proceeds from their membership will go to fund the JWBC Scholarship Fund.
Q: What are the different levels of sponsorship available?
A: Learn about the different levels by visiting the JWBC website at www.jaxwbc.com at clicking on the Become a Sponsor Tab.
Q: What are the benefits of sponsoring JWBC?
A: Refer to the Giving Levels document for each category. All sponsorship levels support JWBC’s programming for one year versus for only a specific event or program and includes a membership in the JWBC ATHENA Affiliate Community (a $100 value).
Q: What is the JWBC Entrepreneur Certificate?
A: The JWBC provides one-on-one support and guidance through the certification process and assists with active involvement as new JWBC members. This service provides a direct link to helping women owned businesses get certified and sustain their businesses long term.
Q: How do I contact JWBC?
A: Email email@example.com or call 904-366-6640
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