Entrepreneurs Wanted

Offering Access to Capital and Community Support

Business Training  |  Modest Grants  |  Mentors  |  Networking

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Business Training

8 classes of 3 hours each

Microloan application

Modest Grants

Potential Financial Funding



An assigned mentor from the business community

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Network with other entrepreneurs and business owners

Interested? Learn If You Qualify

Our Mission

We develop entrepreneurs and small businesses in under-resourced communities in Cary, Morrisville, and surrounding areas by providing access to business development services, networking opportunities and potential modest grants.

Please apply  for our next class.  

Our Story

LaunchCARY is part of the LaunchMyCity family of programs, modeled after LaunchDETROIT and LaunchRALEIGH.  We strive to develop successful local entrepreneurs by expanding access to comprehensive business training, and financial and business resources.

Our network of local and national partners provides a broad network of support and resources for our entrepreneurs.


Dorcas Ministries provides:

Compassionate assistance to area residents in need through emergency financial assistance, training, scholarships, food assistance and an affordable thrift shop.  Our goal is to empower people to become stable and self-sufficient.



Rotary Clubs of Cary:                            

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

There are five Rotary Clubs in Cary: Cary Page, Cary, Cary Kildaire, Cary MacGregor and Cary Central.


Our Partners

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Information Sessions:

NOTE: In order to be considered you must attend an Info Session ----> Email  LaunchCARY@dorcascary.org   -  To Register for an Information Session to learn more

November 5, 2018

6:00 - 7:00 PM @ Dorcas Ministries - Training Center 
187 High House Rd. Cary, NC 27511

November 26, 2018 Session is FULL

7:00 - 8:00 PM @ Dorcas Ministries - Training Center 
187 High House Rd. Cary, NC 27511

December 12, 2018 Conference Call  @12:00 Noon

LaunchCARY Information Session Conference Call - Dial In Info:

Dial-in number (605) 472-5520   (Note: if calling from a T-Mobile or MetroPCS account: 1st dial (206) 451-6121, then it will prompt you to put in the original # (605) 472-5520, then input the Access Code as normal below)
Access code: 759193# 
Online meeting ID: launchcary 

Plan for a 30-45 minute call

Class Schedule

1st Class/Induction:

January 28, 2019

@ 5:30 PM Good Shepherd United Church of Christ  1050 NW Maynard Road Cary, NC 27513

Ready to Join?

We're looking to partner with entrepreneurs who are currently able to supply a service or product that can generate a profit and current small business owners who need help and would benefit from the combination of business and financial resources that we provide. 

Become A Mentor

Having a successful mentor relationship can play a critical role in the future success of our students, and can be extremely fulfilling for the mentor. Learn more about the role and mentorship opportunity.