Business Start-Up Assistance

Entrepreneurship NOW

From Layoff to Launch Program

Are you considering starting or growing an existing business?  Not sure where to start now that you have more time to work on the idea? 

Lorain County Community College has a number of ways to help you be successful and find other viable outlets for economic security and satisfaction now and into the future.  The program provides: 

  • Access to Entrepreneurship Innovation Center Resources and Services 
  • Funding to attend and complete Start Your Business Boot camps 
  • Mentoring/Coaching with local successful entrepreneurs 
  • Personalized consulting

Start Your Business Boot Camp
Interested in developing your business idea?  Do you want access to helpful resources and professional expertise?  If yes, then please consider attending Start Your Business Boot Camp.

Scholarship/Grant Information
Learn about opportunities to apply for funding to help start, grow or take your business to the next level.  Competitive grants in a specific amount will be made available to individuals who complete the Start Your Business Boot camp and the mentor/coaching process.

Helpful Links

For more information, please contact Katie Van Dyke: (440) 366-4172.


October is Manufacturing Month

To showcase the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County, business, industry, government and education have developed a series of activities for high school students through adults all in the month of October. 
Click here for a list of events. 

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

Click here to learn more.   

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Click here to learn more.  

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge.