One-on-One Exploratory Sessions

Learn what it takes to start your own business

  • Explore business ideas
  • Set individual goals
  • Discuss resources available
  • Decide whether starting a business is the right path for you

Business Planning Support

Create a business plan as a roadmap for your idea

  • Define your business’s mission
  • Develop financial projections
  • Complete a market analysis
  • Develop an operations plan

Start-Up Business Assistance

Turn your plan into a fully-functioning business

  • Register your business with appropriate entities
  • Obtain financing through small business loans
  • Find an appropriate location for your business

Operations Consulting Sessions

Grow, reinvent, or stabilize your small business

  • Create a plan for growth by expanding to new markets or adding products/services
  • Increase operational efficiency through a comprehensive analysis of business processes
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Business development services are supported by Southside Vision 2020, a 6-year revitalization program of Community Action Development Corp. of Bethlehem ( and the City of Bethlehem, with financial support from PPL Corporation, Just Born Quality Confections, Provident Bank, Peoples Security Bank & Trust, with tax credits from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development. To support CADCB’s business development program as a volunteer or donor, click below.