Understanding Your Finances & How to Apply for Capital

Understanding Your Finances & How to Apply for Capital

Join this in-person, hands-on workshop in partnership with IgniteU NY to explore key financial statements that entrepreneurs need to know about in order to capitalize their business. This workshop will highlight how to create a Profit & Loss Statement and a Balance Sheet and how to analyze them to create a financial strategy for your business. A hands-on exercise will help you put all that knowledge into perspective and learn how to leverage these documents to apply for business capital.

Destiny Watkins is the Director of Training and Technical Assistance. She began her career at the Loan Fund as an intern from the College of Saint Rose. Upon the completion of her internship, Watkins was hired to serve as the Training and Technical Assistance Associate. After two years of designing and leading workshops, she was promoted to Community Development Lending Officer. During her time on the Lending Team, Watkins helped dozens of small businesses successfully get financing. She also coordinates the Emerging Investors Network program. In 2022, Watkins was hired to lead the Training and Technical Assistance Program.


May 15 2024


2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


IgniteU NY
333 Broadway #350, Troy, NY 12180


Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region
(518) 436-8586
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