Small Business of the Month Application
Business Name:
Business Owner(s) Name:
Business Address:
Email Address:
Number of years in business:
Number of employees:
(Please use these questions as a guide to assist you in addressing the following questions)
History:Please tell us a little about your business: (1) When did you open? (2) Why did you open? (3) What is your mission/vision for your business?
Community Service: What are you doing to make the community a better place? (1) Has your business sponsored any community/charitable events in the last 5 years? If so, please list. (2) What organizations, if any, are you or your employees members of or volunteer for?
Internal/External changes: (1) Have you added on, expanded, or made improvements to the business in the last 5 years? If yes, please explain. (2) Does your business contribute to the physical aesthetics of your business’s neighborhood? If yes, please explain. (3) Have you modified your staffing situation? If so, how? (4) Do you offer continuing education/training opportunities to your staff? If so, what?
Challenges: (1) What have been your greatest challenges in running your business? (2) How do you handle your competition? (3) Have you encountered any hardships over the years in running your business?
What are you most proud of about your business?
What else would you like to tell us about your business?
How has the RBGA helped your business?
Name & Date: