INCUBATOR SPACE opportunities for your company by Greenwood Chamber of Commerce was founded in
AVAILABLE OFFICE SPACE Greenwood
representing the business owners’ interest in 1938 by a group of North Tulsa businessmen. It
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC.
Available for immediate occupancy. areas crucial to community growth, stability, & was organized to provide an effective medium for
Monthly Lease Rates ranging from BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTRE
$225.00 - $440.00. economic well being, employment and
business, civic, and social expression. The
empowerment. It helps communicate business
and community concerns to elected officials Chamber was an active force in the early
and regulatory agencies by providing strong development of the Greenwood Business District,
legislative advocacy. This is further proof that known throughout the ‘30s and ‘40s as ‚Black
the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce met the
Wall Street‛. In the late ‘70s, the Chamber led the
challenge of the past and is sufficiently
renaissance of the Greenwood District. This
equipped with the talent, energy and focus to
do greater things in the future. rebirth brought about the renovation of ten (10)
With your patronage, the Greenwood remaining historic buildings presently known as
Chamber of Commerce can continue to answer
the Greenwood Centre. The Greenwood Chamber
the call to ‚Build a Better Tulsa‛ in the years
of Commerce is a limited partner in the Centre.
to come. Your support is imperative as the
Today, the Greenwood Chamber of
Chamber strives to aggressively revitalize
Commerce, Inc., operates under the same
Tulsa. The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce,
principles developed by its founders and returns
Inc., invites you to endorse these efforts by
to the forefront of the economic and community
choosing to become a Member. Please call
resurgence of, not only the historic Greenwood
(918) 585-2084 for membership information.
District, but also the North Tulsa Community.
The Chamber operates the Greenwood Business
121 & 131 N. Greenwood Avenue - 2nd Floor
For information call: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74120-1444 Resource Centre, which is a part of the
(918) 585-2226 Chamber: (918) 585-2084
Resource Centre: (918) 585-2226 Chamber’s ‛economic development ‚ program.
Greenwood Chamber... Increasing Fax: (918) 585-9268
GENERAL INFORMATION 3. Applicants must have the capability to
The Greenwood Business Resource Centre was DISBURSEMENT CONTROL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT/TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE repay loan as evidenced through usage
established in 1995. It is operated by the Greenwood of a viable business plan. Start-up
This concept assists businesses with monitoring The scope of this program involves some "on-site"
Chamber of Commerce and is a part of the management assistance to existing businesses businesses must have a cash equity
accounts, receipts and disbursements until injection of at least ten (10%) percent.
Chamber's "economic development" program. The inclusive of but not limited to the following:
Centre is designed to nurture fledgling and start-up respective owners are positioned to handle the
businesses. This is accomplished by providing company's fiduciary matters in a prudent · Establishment of Internal Control Systems
business incubator office space, certain manner. Assistance in this area is inclusive of ...Filing
management/technical assistance and administrative but not limited to the following: ...Record Keeping
support services that will stabilize and/or spur ...Invoicing EXISTING BUSINESS PREREQUISITES
business growth. · Maintenance of Business Checking · Structuring Financial Statements
1. Must have been in operation for at least
Account · Establishment of Banking Relationships
The Centre is located in the Historic Greenwood one (1) year, and show evidence of a
· Act in Capacity of Second Signatory · Business Counseling
Business District, a nostalgic retail and commercial physical commercial business location.
· Plan Development
shopping corridor. It is immediately accessible to Agent
downtown Tulsa, OSU-Tulsa, Langston-Tulsa, · Maintenance of Company's Receipts & 2. Must be registered with the appropriate
Greenwood Cultural Center, I-44, I-244, and other Disbursements local, state, and/or federal government
major highway arteries. · Establishment of Vendor Relationships agencies where licenses and/or permits
are required for operation.
· Structuring Proposals & Contracts · Financial Packaging
BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTRE STAFF · Loan Facilitation
3. All business and personal taxes must be
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES · Identification of Other Resources current. In the event of outstanding tax
Reginald King ... Business Training
Resource Centre Manager & FEE SCHEDULE liabilities, applicants must show
... Seminars documented proof of a current repayment
The business public also benefits from use of the
Angela Gunn plan and designated trustee.
Greenwood Business Resource Centre through MICRO LOAN PROGRAM
Financial Operations Associate
~ utilization of programs and support services. The
4. Operating at a profit and/or break even
Dawn Jehs services are offered on a fee basis:
The Micro Loan Program offers loans ranging from point or be able to realistically project a
Administrative Support Specialist
$500.00 - $35,000.00. Loans may be used for marginal profit within a six (6) month
SECRETARIAL - $7.00 per hour
equipment purchase, accounts receivable, inventory period.
BUSINESS INCUBATOR COPYING - $0.10 per copy
financing, contract financing, permanent real
The Business Incubator space is designed to WORD PROCESSING - $8.00 per hour estate/improvements, and working capital. This 5. Must have a business plan or have a plan
nurture small businesses by providing an Document Binding - $10.00 per document added incentive assists businesses in meeting capital developed prior to loan application.
environment that reduces some of the risk involved in Basic Bookkeeping $9.00 per hour needs. Participating partners are: Should Greenwood Business Resource
operating a company. Some of the advantages of a Notary Services - $2.00 per document Centre develop the business plan on
business incubator are: Fax Services - $2.00 per document Community Development Financial Institution Fund behalf of the applicant, a fee will be
Other Services assessed. Payment of such will be
Shared Services Business Plan $500.00 U.S. Small Business Administration negotiated at time business plan is
Reasonable Rent Marketing Plan 500.00 discussed.
Access to Support Services Feasibility Study 150.00 Community Development Block Grant Fund
Access to Personal Development Plan 150.00 6. Must be able to pay a non-refundable
Business, Management, ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA application fee at the time of loan
Financial & Technical Assistance FEES subject to be HIGHER application.
Telephone Answering based on Extent of Services The Micro Loan Program is designed to assist
Centralized Mail Pick-Up/Drop 7. Must show evidence of a business bank
in the capitalization of for-profit businesses,
account and/or be willing to establish one.
excluding financial institutions and organizations,
Encompassed in the space are individual and must meet the following criteria:
offices, a break room with refrigerator, wet sink,
microwave oven, spacious reception area and a 1. All applicants must be clients and/or
private conference room. Monthly lease rates are as tenants of the Greenwood Business
low as $225.00. Additional leasing information can Resource Centre.
be obtained by calling (918) 585-2226.
2. All applicants must have completed TAEO
Business Training curriculum-unless