Haines Economic Development Corp. is a nonprofit corporation with a mission to realize economic development in Haines Borough through research, community engagement, and strategic planning.

What we’re working on

As part of our working agreement with the Haines Borough, HEDC has focused on coordinating two important studies in 2018; a Haines Baseline Economic Data Report and a Five-year Economic Development Plan for Haines. Both projects are now complete and published. The HEDC board chose to work with McDowell Group to conduct these studies. Read more about these projects and how to be involved. And please Contact us! everyone’s ideas are important and will be compiled to pass along to the board of directors.
Thank you for your involvement.

Mar
20
Wed
SBDC Developing Financial Projections for your Business @ Haines Borough Library community room
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Alaska SBDC Director of Rural Program Development, Ian Grant, will be at the Haines Library on March 19 and 20, 2019 to present on developing a business plan.

This series of workshops is free and open to all but you must register online here:
For March 19th’s workshop: https://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/7179
For March 20th’s workshop: https://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/7180

If you want to start or run a successful business you have to understand the numbers. Regardless of the industry, size or other unique features of your business, financial analysis is critical to both starting a business and staying in business.  If you are working on the feasibility of an idea or writing a business plan, you need this class!

This workshop will teach you how to develop a financial plan using the AK SBDC’s Financial Model tool which is an extensive Excel model. Don’t worry, no previous experience with Excel is necessary.

Topics covered include the following:

  • Start-Up Budget
  • Salaries and Wages
  • Fixed Expenses
  • Sales Projections
  • Income Statements
  • Cash Flow Statements
  • Balance Sheets

The results of this exercise will be ready to insert into the financial portion of your business plan.

NOTE: This workshop is the first in a series of six. Although attending each one is not required, it is highly recommended that you attend as many as possible.

The following 4 workshops will be presented remotely through webinar conferencing:

  • April 9 at 6 pm
  • April 23 at 6 pm
  • May 7 at 6 pm
  • May 21 at 6 pm
Apr
5
Fri
HEDC board of directors meeting @ Haines Borough Assembly Chambers
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An agenda will be posted here the week of the meeting.