Let’s Get your Financials in Order

A small business technical assistance program

Join Michigan Women Forward for a free training series to get your financials in order and get ready for future funding opportunities.

Michigan Women Forward is seeking applicants to attend a free four-week training program in which participating small business owners will receive financial tools adapted for their industry. In addition to the training sessions, each entrepreneur will also receive 12 hours of one-on-one bookkeeping services and accounting consulting. 

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants’ business must be located in Detroit and operating less than five years.

Application open: July 17, 2023 – August 11, 2023 (spots are limited)

PART ONE: Learn the basics at four workshops

The program will consist of 4 weeks of virtual training with Briana Williams, owner of Beyond Tax LLC. She will cover the following topics:

  1. Understanding balance sheets and income statements
  2. Key financial metrics to monitor for daily and weekly success
  3. Understanding and assessing financing needs of their business
  4. Matching capital type with project need and how to apply for financing

PART TWO: One-on-one consulting

Each client will also receive 12 hours of one-on-one accounting services. The program will also include a workshop series on marketing, digital communications, maintaining a website, and using digital tools to communicate with your customer.


8.14.2023Session 1 – Accounting
8.21.2023Session 2 – Accounting
8.28.2023Session 3 – Accounting
9.11.2023Session 4 – Accounting
9.14.2023Digital Marketing Series
9.21.2023Digital Marketing Series
9.28.2023Digital Marketing Series

Have questions? please email Tanesia Greer at tgreer@miwf.org.