Training Application

Mychael and Stephanie Wright, Golden Thyme

NDC Neighborhood Entrepreneur Training Application

The Neighborhood Development Center (NDC) is a community-based non-profit organization
that works in the inner cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis helping emerging entrepreneurs build
successful businesses that serve their communities and helping community groups build
stronger neighborhood economies.
NDC's entrepreneur training programs are specifically intended to reduce barriers to small business success for residents living in the Twin Cities metro area who want to learn the skills needed to start and operate their own small business.

In this application, you will be guided through sections to provide details about your contact information, demographics, business training experience, and your business idea. You may save your application at any time and return later to complete it.
Note for System Admins
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Program Type:
What training program are you interested in.  Food Industry, Traditional, etc.  The picklist field can have multiple options with descriptions. In the Connector, make sure to only send the shortened SF picklist value of "Traditional Plan It" 
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Interested Sessions;
 - The Specific Dates and Times of the classes are actually 'children' dependencies of the Type field. Options will show when the Type field is selected. 
 - The specific dates and time option selected will flow to the PE "Interested Session" field for staff to see inside SF. 

Traditional Plan It! - Assist individuals interested in learning how to run and operate a successful business and write a solid business plan.

Food Industry Plan It! - Assist individuals in developing a solid business plan to open or expand a food-based business.


Be Strategic - For those in the second stage of business who are already established and have been successfully operating their business for five or more years, who are looking to scale to reach the next stage of growth.

Construction Trades Plan It! - Assist individuals in developing a solid business plan to open or expand a construction trades business.






Tell Us About Yourself













Enter as MM/DD/YYYY

For more than one race/ethnicity, select "Other".






Input numbers only. This is the combine total amount of what each family member makes for the entire year.

What do you rely on as your primary source of household income?
Income Verification (for Scholarship)
NDC provides scholarships for low to moderate-income individuals that would like to participate in our Neighborhood Entrepreneur Training Program. Scholarships are based on a sliding scale according to last year’s household adjusted grossed income. The regular fee for the class is $650. The largest scholarship can lower the fee to $150. 


For example, if you heard about NDC from KMOJ then select "Other" and include "KMOJ" in Referrer Name.




Tell Us About Your Experience




Secondary Applicant Information














For more than one race/ethnicity, select "Other".






Input numbers only. This amount should be reflective of your household's income (e.g. the total amount of what each family member makes for the whole year).

What do you rely on as your primary source of household income? (Check only one)
Income Verification (for Scholarship)
NDC provides scholarships for low to moderate-income individuals that would like to participate in our Neighborhood Entrepreneur Training Program. Scholarships are based on a sliding scale according to last year’s household adjusted grossed income. The regular fee for the class is $650. The largest scholarship can lower the fee to $150. 






Secondary Applicant - Tell Us About Your Experience




Tell Us About Your Business






Please enter registration date in the following form: 01/01/1970















Applicant E-Signature

The Neighborhood Development Center (NDC) does not discriminate in providing services to individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or status with regard to public assistance or refugee.

The information given on this application is correct and true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that NDC may verify the income information by reviewing W2 forms or tax returns. I hereby authorize NDC to verify the above information. I recognize that I'm signing for both myself and the secondary applicant (if applicable).

The next screen will allow you to review your entries.   At the bottom, you'll have the opportunity to sign your form. 

Once you have "signed and submitted" your e-signature, you will receive an email with a verification link.  You will need to click on the link (or copy and paste the link into their browser's URL) to finish the verification process.

After you click the link, you will receive a final email confirmation. This email will contain a link which allows you to view a record of the e-signature.

Note:  Check your spam folder to ensure you receive the email with the verification link.