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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$45K - $52K
Units as of 2021
65 34.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Bette Fetter, a mother of three young children, was working at a preschool when a friend mentioned the difficulty she was having in finding art classes for young children. A watercolor artist with a degree in studio art, Fetter knew she was an ideal candidate to start such a program. Her program, Young Rembrandts, focused on drawing, and Fetter was soon teaching it to preschool children. After years of fine-tuning, the techniques and subject matter were adapted to two age groups (3- to 5-year-olds and 6- to 12-year-olds), and the program was taken into day-care centers, parks and after-school programs. Young Rembrandts franchises teach weekly drawing and cartooning classes and offer summer drawing workshops.

About Young Rembrandts

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1997 (24 years)
# of employees at HQ
15
# of Units
65 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
23 N. Union St.
Elgin, IL 60123

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Young Rembrandts franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$39,500
Initial Investment
$44,905 - $52,055
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$40,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
10%
Ad Royalty Fee
1-2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Young Rembrandts has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
11 hours
Classroom Training
35 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2-20
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021