Grow Your Business

Registration For Fall 2021 Now Open!

Athens Land Trust is excited to host this course designed to help budding entrepreneurs develop their business and for existing business owners to grow their business. Thanks to funding through the ACC Community Development Block Grant, there is no cost to participate. Our goal is to have registrants attend every course date to take full advantage of this amazing FREE offering, as well as to develop a written business plan for their business. Workshops will be part-lecture and part in-class work to give attendees time to develop strong business plans and strategies. Meetings will also feature local guest speakers.

To complete the class, participants will attend all 4 scheduled sessions, as well as 2 additional seminars, and complete a business plan. We will also offer 2 hours of 1-on-1 coaching to all participants.

Due to COVID, we will be offering an online option via Zoom and a limited in-person option at the Athens Land Trust Office on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.   The fall 2021 GYB Course will be limited to 15 participants, with 10 slots for online participants and 5 slots for in-person attendees. Face coverings will be required for sessions in person. Class dates will be:

  • Class #1- Oct 20
  • Class #2- Oct 27
  • Class #3- Nov 3
  • Class #4- Nov 10
  • Class #5- Nov 17
  • Class #6- Dec 1

There will be a break after classes 1-5 for the Thanksgiving Holidays, and class will resume on December 1st. we will offer 2 additional seminars on December 6th and December 8th.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Program Coordinator, Cameron Teeter at or call 706-765-4020.

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Grow Your Business: Upcoming Course and Interest Meeting Dates

Athens Land Trust

The Athens Land Trust Office is located at 685 N. Pope Street. We are in a small blue house across from Emmanuel Episcopal Church.