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The Washington State Microenterprise Association (WSMA) is home to a wealth ofEvergeen BizLink Logo programs and organizations that support small businesses in every region of our beautiful state, however, these resources are not always well known. As part of our mission to connect crucial resources together, we have partnered with the Washington State Department of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, Minority Business Development Agency, Washington Small Business Development Center, Washington State Mainstreet Program, Washington Economic Development Association and SourceLink to identify and make Washington resources more visible on Evergreen BizLink.

For feedback, questions, or more information about this effort, please contact Lisa Smith, WSMA Executive Director at lisas@evergreenbizlink.com or (360)480-8048. Technical issues with the form should be directed to help@joinsourcelink.com.

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Overview

Your organization supports many types of entrepreneurs and business owners. We want to feature all of your services. These services should be listed in the Support column.

Services and programs that your organization offers for specific communities or provides specialized training or programs should be listed in the Specialize column. Only mark those services or communities where you can demonstrate expertise, staffing, specialized training, relevant expertise in the industry, experienced specialists or other resources. See example below.

Example
Support Specialize Description
Your organization provides this option
Your organization specializes in providing this option
Your organization does not provide this option

Demographics

Limit your Specialized populations to no more than six (6). You will know you are serving a specialized population if you have dedicated staff, specific curricula, programs in a specific language, existing staff training with expertise or deep experience in the identified field for that community.

Support Specialize Demographics
Asian
Black/African American
Hispanic/Latino/Latinx
Immigrant/Refugees
LGBTQ2IA+
Middle Eastern North African
Native American/American Indian/Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
OMWBE Certified Businesses
People with Disabilities
Returning Citizens/Justice Involved
Rural Entrepreneurs
Veteran/Service Connected
Woman
Youth/Young Adult

Business Type

Select the types of business your organization serves.

Support Specialize Business Type
Innovation-led
Main Street/Rural
Microenterprise (5 or Fewer Employees)
Second Stage (Early Growth)


Business Stage

Select the stages of business your organization serves.

Support Specialize Business Stage
Inception / Idea
Start-up/Proof of Concept/Prototype/Market Intro
Early Growth/Stable
Break Even
Expansion
Growth
Mature


Looking For

Select from the below list of common requests what you provide.

Support Specialize Looking For
Crisis Situation
Need Help with an Action (bid, filing taxes, responding complaint)
Need Money Now

Industry

Please limit your Specialized industries to no more than ten (10).

Support Specialize Industry
Aerospace Industry
Agriculture
Architecture and Engineering
Arts/Creative
Automotive
Beauty/Salon
Bioscience & Manufacturing
Childcare
Clean Technology
Communications: Marketing/Media/Videography
Construction
Education
Energy & Utilities
Environmental Preferred Products
Environmental Services
Facility Maintenance
Finance & Insurance
Food/Beverage
Forestry/Agroforestry
Health
High Tech Services and Manufacturing
Information Technology
Life Sciences
Management
Manufacturing
Maritime
Mining
Not for Profit
Other Services
Personal Services
Professional Services
Real Estate
Restaurant
Retail
Small Scale Manufacturing
Tourism/Recreation
Transportation
Warehousing
Wholesale

Language

Only select Specialty if your organization provides programming or offers translation services in that language.

Support Specialize Language
American Sign Language
Amharic
Arabic
Bengali
Bosnian
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)
Dari
Dutch
English
Filipino/Tagalog
French
German
Greek
Hebrew
Hindi
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Laotian
Lithuanian
Mandarin
Portuguese
Punjabi
Russian
Somali/Af-Soomaali
Spanish
Swahili
Swedish
Thai
Vietnamese
Other Not Listed HerePlease list and we will follow up with you.

Services You Offer

This section provides greater detail for prospective business owners to find the services your organization offers. ONLY mark those services in the Specialize column where your organization can demonstrate expertise, staffing, specialized training, relevant expertise in the industry, experienced consultants or other resources. This will ensure the referrals are meaningful, your time is well used and the business owner’s referral experience is productive.

It is recommended that any one organization mark no more than 10 of the Specialized boxes checked in this application.

Accelerators and Incubators

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accelerator
Incubator

Business Planning

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Adaptive Technology
Business Plan Consulting
Business Succession Planning
Cash Flow/Financial Planning
Demographic and Census Data
Diversification
Feasibility Studies
Forming a Business
Grow Your Number of Customers
Hire Employees
Identification of Foreign Markets/Export
Information Technology/Infrastructure
Market Plan Development
Market Research
Microenterprise Development Organization (MDO)
Operations
Regulatory
Sell to the Government (Procurement)
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Buying or Selling a Business

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Buying or Selling an Existing Business
Buying or Selling a Franchise
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Tax Services
Valuation

Economic and Site Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Broadband
Clean Materials
Economic Development
Economic Forecast
Energy
Environmental Compliance
Housing
Lease Review
Market Research
Public Works
Revitalization
Site Location Assistance
Tax Credits
Watershed Planning

Events and Community Building

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Competitions/Pitch Events/Hackathon/Startup Week or Weekends
Connect with Other Businesses Like Yours
Fairs and Festivals
Local Investment Networks
Meet-ups/Social Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accounting Services
Angel Investors
Bonding
Bookkeeping /Tracking Expenses and Income
Crowdfunding Preparation
Debt Financing Preparation
Debt Funding
Equity Financing Preparation
Equity Financing Providers
Equity Funding
Financial Modeling
Financial Statement and Cash Flow
Government Funding
Grant Funding Providers
Insurance Requirements
Loan Providers
Local Investment Network
Matching Funds Providers
Microloans
Non-Traditional Financing
Real Estate Finance
Revenue Based Financing (i.e. factoring)
Tax Credit Providers
Technology Grant Providers
Trade Show Financial Assistance
Venture Capital Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Apprenticeship
Childcare Resources
Disability Services for Employees
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Employee Development
Healthcare Coverage
Hiring and Firing
Industry
Insurance
Leadership/Professional Development
Policies and Templates
Recruiting
Re-Entry Support
Retention
Workforce Incentives
Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Buy/Sell from Countries Outside State
Certification and Licensing
Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Locating Foreign Distributors
Networking/Exploring Exporting
Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Degree Program
Internship Program
Student Marketing Projects
Student Placement
Student Research Projects
Student Training
Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Contract Disputes
Contract Review
Cooperative Formation
Employee Relations
Environmental Compliance
Eviction Support
Forming a Business
Intellectual Property
Labor Relations
Lease Review
Patent Seminars
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Libraries and Research

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Research Resources
Company Data/Prospect Lists
Demographic/Census Data
Industry Data
Lifestyle and Psychographic Data
Trade Journals

Management Issues

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Diversity Equity and Inclusion
Human Resources
Insurance Requirements
Leadership/Professional Development
Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics
Commercialization
Energy Efficient Technologies
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health and Safety Training
High Tech Development
Industrial Symbiosis
Industrial Technology Research
Life Sciences Development
Manufacturing Development
Pollution Prevention
Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
Science/Bioscience Seminars
Small Scale Manufacturing
Sustainable Infrastructure
Technology Transfer
Wet Lab Incubator

Marketing and Sales

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Advertising
Award Recognition
Branding
Call Center Services
Competitive Analysis
Demographics/Census Data
E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Feasibility Studies
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Market Plan Development and Training
Market Research
Social Media Consulting
Student Marketing Projects
Website Development

Mentoring

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Formal Mentoring Programs
One-on-One Counseling
Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Demographically Based
Economic Development
Geographically Based
Home Based
Industry Specific
International Trade
WA State Main Street Program
Small and Microbusiness/General

Nonprofit Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accounting
Advocacy Tools & Training
Board Development
Business Technical Services
Communities of Practice
Fund Development
Grant Writing
Human Resources
Impact/Outcome Tracking
Interpretation Services
Leadership Development
Nonprofit Formation/Status
Organizational Audits
Organizational Development and Training
Staff Training
Strategic Planning
Technology Management/Infrastructure

Operations and Logistics

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Freight and Distribution
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health and Safety Training
Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers
Pollution Prevention
Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Patent Information
Product Assembly and Packaging
Product Design and Development
Prototype Development
R&D Support

Public Policy and Government Relations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Asian-American Business
Black/African-American Business
City Business Issues
County Business Issues
Hispanic/Latino/Latinx Business
LGBTQ2IA+ Business Issues
Microbusiness Advocacy
Native-American Business
Small Business Policy
State Business Issues
Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bonding
Certification
Codes
Environmental Compliance
Government Requirements
Insurance Requirements
International Regulatory Compliance
Patent Information
Registration, Licenses and Permits
Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bid Matching and Preparation
Government and Military Specifications
HUBZone Certification
Obtaining Certification
Obtaining Corporate Contracts
Obtaining Government Contracts
Price History
Registration Assistance
Selling to Foreign Governments and Businesses
Subcontracting Opportunities
Supplier Diversity

Space

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Commercial Kitchen Facilities
Conference/Meeting and Event Space
Coworking
Lab Space
Lease Review Assistance
Makerspace / Hackerspace
Office Space
Retail Space
Site Location Assistance
Wet Lab

Starting a Business

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Research Resources
Business Technical Assistance
Business Training
Feasibility Studies
Forming a Business
Home-Based Business Training
Registration, Licenses and Permits
Site Location
Startup Business Counseling
Startup Classes

Tax Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
State and Federal Tax Training
State Tax Credit Information
Tax Credits
Tax Preparation Assistance
Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Business Bootcamps, Business Classes
Clean Materials
Commercial Leasing
Commercialization
Cooperative Formation and Support
Design Services
E-Commerce
Federal Loans/Disaster Loans
Industrial Technology Research
Pollution Prevention
Rural Business Resources
Technology Transfer
Triple Bottom Line
Virtual Consulting and Online Services
Website Development

Training

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
Business Management Training
Business Plan Training and Assistance
Diversity Equity and Inclusion
E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health and Safety Training
Home-Based Business Training
Human Resources Training
International Trade Education and Training
Marketing Plan Training
Online Courses and Videos
Operations Planning/Systems
Risk Management
Selling to the Government
Startup Classes
Trade Education and Training