• Is your credit less than perfect?

  • Do you need professional help with your business plan?
  • Have you recently been laid off?

  • Are you wondering if you have what it takes to run your own business?


At GCMI we believe your dreams are serious business. If you answered "yes" to any of these questions you should contact Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative, Inc (GCMI). GCMI provides business training, Business Coaching, Access to Capital, and supportive resources to low to moderate income individuals or business owners.  


Be sure to explore our Small Business Resources Page which includes tools you can use to grow and establish your business. Also check out our calendar for upcoming events and Entrepreneur Training Academy classes and training schedules.


If your dream is to own your business the Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative, Inc. (GCMI) can help. GCMI has developed entrepreneurial training classes specifically structured to help you develop your business plan, while providing you with access to small business lending, one-on-one technical assistance, and many other small business resources.

  • Have you been offered a severance package from your current employer and now trying to determine your next career?
  • Have you developed certain skills that could be used to start your own business?