Learn about the wide range of small business solutions available in your local area! Take advantage of the following agencies and resources:
Government Agencies | Your Tax Dollars at Work
Government agencies support entrepreneurial and other economic development activities because it’s in the best interest of all citizens.
Chambers of Commerce | Introduce Yourself
Chambers help you to succeed in the community and offer such member services as demographic research, site finding, tourist promotion and business networking opportunities.
Economic & Industrial Development | Resources for Growth
Certified Development Companies (CDC), Industrial Development Corporations (IDC) and Local and Regional Development Corporations (LDC & RDC), exist to support business development and growth within their community or region. Types of assistance offered include low cost financing, such as the SBA 504 Loan Program, site finding and statistical research.
Business Incubators | Start-Up Help
Launch or grow your small business by connecting with a small business incubator that offers a range of business support including low-rent space, shared office services, business counseling, access to funding sources and more.
Workforce Development | Locate, Secure, & Train Qualified Help
Discover small business assistance programs that exist to help your business locate, secure, train and retain a quality workforce.
Women in Business | Helping Women Succeed
There are wide range of free business assistance programs tailored to the needs of women in business including business mentoring for women, funding programs for business women, peer-to-peer networking, and how to become a Certified Women Business Enterprise.
Veterans Resources | Helping America’s Military Members to Succeed
Discover a range of tools, programs and resources that are available to assist with you starting, growing and succeeding in your own business venture as a Veteran, Reservist, and Active Duty Military Personnel.
You can also learn about small business Best Practices and innovative solutions in all business management operational areas!
Thanking our Champions of Small Business Education and Development