Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; Norristown
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Center (MERC) - Be Your Own Boss
A Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business.

MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers.

Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership.

Curriculum includes:
- Licensing procedures
- Zoning requirements
- Insurance requirements
- Sole proprietorship
- Partnership
- Corporations
- Franchising
- Marketing
- Patents, trademarks
- Application for grants
- Cash flow projections
- Financing your business
- How to write a business plan
- Recordkeeping
- Accounting procedures
- IRS tax requirements
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 277-6363 Main
  • (877) 223-2662 Hotline
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call for more information.
Fee Amounts: none.
Service Contact: Cy Burke, Director, Micro-Enterprise Resource Center, 610-277-6363 x 141
  • Business Assistance Services
  • Organizational Planning and Development Support
  • Small Business Development
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Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; Norristown
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