COVID-19 Update

Most Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses will be held online or as hybrid (classroom/online). Certain courses that require a hands-on component will be held in-person. The College is open to assist you both virtually and at some select physical locations. Visit for more information.

Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Small Business Resources Classes

Professional Development

Grant Writing I
Find out what it takes to receive grant funding for your nonprofit organization. Learn how to approach foundations and what is required to receive funding. Gain knowledge of grant sources, resources, and where to find them. Prepare a letter of inquiry and learn about the many components of a proposal including the budget. Become familiar with a variety of grant applications including web-based applications. This course is designed for those seeking funding for nonprofit organizations.

CAR 3508 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $135

CRN 2308 Mon & Tues
September 14-15
6-8 p.m. Online
CRN 2358 Mon & Tues
October 5-6
6-8 p.m. Online

Grant Writing II
Experience all aspects of proposal writing. Includes creating a project that fits funders’ guidelines, appropriate writing styles, developing a proposal strategy and plan for evaluation that fits funders’ requirements, and hands-on experience in writing a proposal. Samples provided.

CAR 3751 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $149; Non-Sponsoring $179

CRN 2309 Mon, Tues, Wed
September 21-23
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 2359 Mon, Tues, Wed
October 12-14
6-9 p.m. Online

How to Start a Small Business
For those considering starting a small business. Covers legal issues, business plans, market research, management, accounting, insurance, site selection and electronic equipment. Book included.

CAR 3427 / Length: 10 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $199; Non-Sponsoring $229

CRN 2306 Tuesday
Sept. 9-Oct. 6
6-8 p.m. Online

Entrepreneurial Equation
Making the most of your business is easy when you have the right tools and a solid strategy at your disposal. This seminar gives you ideas for putting banking, retirement, and insurance tools to work so you can help build and protect your business according to your short- and long-term goals.

LSP 5928/2 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 2365 Thursday
September 24
6:30-8:30 p.m. Online
CRN 2366 Thursday
November 5
6:30-8:30 p.m. Online