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Business Power Sessions


May 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - May 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm



MI United States + Google Map


Your business has the power to create change in your community. And Lake Trust Credit Union wants to help you meet your goals by providing resources to help you achieve your next milestone. In our two-part webinar series, guest speaker Autumn Kyles will share tips and advice to help your business secure funding through grants and pitch competitions. Autumn is the owner of Detroit Dough, the first edible cookie dough company and manufacturer in the city, and the founder of Proxie, an organization that bridges the gap between resources and small business owners.

Writing that wins: Storytelling techniques to get a grant
May 18, 2021 • 12 PM-1 PM
In this talk, Autumn Kyles will break down the basics of grant writing and share the best tips to make your application stand out. You’ll walk away with a deep understanding of how to improve your written applications, best practices for the grant application process, and an outline for a general business executive summary (or concept paper).
The power of the pitch: Why your business story matters
May 20, 2021 • 12 PM-1 PM
In this session, Autumn Kyles will share her tips and best practices for presenting your businesses goals and accomplishments during pitch competitions. You’ll walk away with ideas on pitch preparation and execution. She’ll also share a detailed overview of how to write an executive summary (or concept paper), a common small business document.
*One participant from each event will be selected to win a free one-on-one session with Autumn Kyles (valued at $150) at the end of each webinar.*