SALISBURY, Md., December 14, 2020 – Project Opportunity, an entrepreneurship training program for active duty military, reserve personnel, and veterans who reside or are stationed in Maryland, announced today that it has received a grant from the TowerCares Foundation to support classes scheduled for the Spring of 2021.
“Funding for Project Opportunity is key to our success in supporting military personnel transitioning to the business world as they learn what it takes to start their own businesses,” said Army Master Sgt. (retired) and founder of Project Opportunity, Joe Giordano. “We are very grateful to TowerCares Foundation for their continued support and generous grant to help us provide our free course of instruction.”
Established in 2010, Project Opportunity has graduated more than 300 military personnel and veterans from classes held throughout Maryland.
About Project Opportunity
Project Opportunity is a free entrepreneurship training program for active duty military and reserve personnel and veterans who want to start their own businesses or expand a current small business. The ten-week (30 hour) intensive course is designed to prepare veterans to research and complete a business plan. Founded on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 2010, Project Opportunity has since expanded to Annapolis, Baltimore, Columbia, Glen Burnie, Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland. Contributions from county economic development authorities, local banks, fraternal organizations and private foundations help ensure that the classes are free to veteran participants.