Whether you are just getting started with your business idea, or are ready to apply for a loan, or are looking to learn new skills and get inspired with new ideas, SCCF has a large library of documents, templates, and other documents that will have you working like an expert in no time! We encourage you to use these resources in collaboration with us and other community partners: start a conversation and get feedback on your crazy cool new idea!!!
Starting a Business
- Checklist for Establishing a Small Business in Virginia
- Business Plan Outline
- Cash Flow Worksheets with examples
- Staunton Supply Chain Resource Directory
- State Corporation Commission
- Virginia Department of Taxation
- Internal Revenue Service
- Staunton Economic Development Authority
- Staunton Commissioner of Revenue
- Staunton Downtown Development Association
- Bplans: free business plan examples and templates
- Virginia Lawyer Referral Service
Applying for a Loan
- Toolkit for Investing Locally
- Types of Investments with Checklist
- Investing with Self-Directed IRAs
- Stories from the Field
Additional Books, Films, Websites, and Other Resources
- Local Dollars, Local Sense by Michael Shuman
- Locavesting by Amy Cortese
- Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time by Jeff Speck
- Raising Dough: The Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business by Elizabeth Ü
- Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money by Woody Tasch
- Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money by Carol Peppe Hewitt
- The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered by John Michael Greer
- Fixing the Future: Building Local Jobs, Income & Sustainability (film)
- hOUR Economy: Staunton-based TimeBank, exchanging services and building community without money!
- Business Alliance of Local Living Economies
- Slow Money
- Fund and Fuel Your Dreams: How to Get a Yes! from Investors by Jenny Kassan
SCCF Photo Release Form
Come by the SCCF office to check out our lending library, which includes some of the books above and much, much more!
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