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MCC Business Partnership Program

 - MCC Business Partnership Program
Business Plan
Deadline: July 31, 2014

Morgan Community College is pleased to offer the MCC Business Partnership Program in partnership with El Pomar Foundation for a third year to provide access to quality training for Small Business Entrepreneurs within its service area.  The College will accept applications to the program and will select ten students based on applications and a letter of recommendation from business partners (non-family).  Students will enroll in a three-credit class – ENP 209 Entrepreneurship Business Plan.  The course will meet evenings and/or Saturdays and run from August through December 2014.  During that time students will use course materials including software that will allow them to develop a Business Plan, projecting costs and return on investment. 

Each student will receive a laptop upon admission to the class.  Instruction will include group meetings, field trips, seminars, technology and one-on-one mentoring for each student.  Tuition and fees for the 3-credit class will also be paid by the grant.

At the end of the course a non-college panel of judges will select the three best Business Plans according to criteria developed in advance by these individuals and three prizes will be awarded:


  • 1st Prize - $10,000.00
  • 2nd prize - $ 8,000.00
  • 3rd prize - $ 7,000.00

All students will receive a Certificate of Merit for their work.

Applications are taken online (see below) and must be submitted by July 31, 2014.  Students will be notified by August 15, 2014 and classes will begin August 20.  Along with the on-line application, a letter of recommendation from a business partners (non-family) must be sent to:

Jaylene Evans
Morgan Community College
920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO  80701


An award banquet will be held in December 2014 to announce the winners and award the money to the top three students.