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360 Social Impact Studios

360 Social Impact Studios is an incubator and full-service consulting agency fostering the growth of underrepresented business owners. We provide tailored coaching, technical assistance, and access to industry experts at affordable hourly rates.

African Community Housing & Development

African Community Housing & Development (ACHD) is a SeaTac based, Black-women-led, nonprofit organization. Our mission is to provide opportunities for African Diaspora immigrant and refugee communities, families, and individuals in King County.

Beacon Business Alliance

Beacon Business Alliance promotes the ethnic, social, and economic diversity of our commercial district as part of the grand mix of gems that make up Southeast Seattle's neighborhoods.

BigHug-KARC

Bighug-KARC supports and provides the resources for social services, economic development and educational opportunities in relevant language and culture for the Korean community that acquire equity and a strong future.

Black Dot Underground

For Black entrepreneurs who want to launch and/or grow a venture we provide culturally responsive space, community and resources to help them succeed unlike other technical assistance providers and co-working spaces that lack cultural competency.

Build JUSTLY

Empowering our country's full economic potential through the building and usage of equitable technology.

Business Impact NW

Business Impact NW works together with you, providing the coaching, classes and capital you need to successfully launch and grow your business.

CACCWA (Cambodian American Community Council of Washington)

CACCWA serves Khmer small businesses and nonprofits. We share financial, educational, and safety resources from the Departments of Commerce and Labor & Industries. Our team provides catered technical support. Staff are proficient in English and Khmer.

Caring with Compassion Community

CwCC mission: Practice person-centered care, with a trauma-informed approach to ensure the physical and mental safety of BIPOC, underserved individuals. We support everyone's potential, recognizing strength, and valuing purpose through community.

Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship - Main Office

The Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE) partners with people in the margins to build a better world through business ownership.

Center for Sustainable Infrastructure

Our mission is to catalyze state-of-the-art sustainable infrastructure solutions that help communities of every kind thrive economically, socially, and environmentally.

CenterFuse, Ellensburg's Business Development Authority

CenterFuse seeks to connect businesses with the resources so they can start, grow and prosper. We offer customized business assistance, provide site location and workforce services as well as data to help with your decision process.

Central Area Collaborative

We are a nonprofit community service organization specializing in convening vetted business technical assistance between the Central Area neighborhood business district and for-profit, and governmental entity business technical assistance providers.

City of Bellevue

The City of Bellevue Cultural and Economic Development team works to provide proactive and personalized support and navigation of available resources to meet your unique business needs.

City of Issaquah

The City of Issaquah Economic Development team serves as your liaison to City and community resources and information.

Clallam County Economic Development Council

We partner to make Clallam County a great place for businesses to thrive and people to live. By working collaboratively, we catalyze business leadership, nonpartisan problem-solving and data-driven strategies to get results for Clallam County.

CleanTech Alliance

CleanTech Alliance facilitates the generation and growth of cleantech companies and jobs through a variety of educational, entrepreneurship and workforce programs, research, products and services.

Communities Rise

Communities Rise provides pro bono business legal assistance to low-income Washington based small business owners.

Community Carrot

Community Carrot advances social justice and racial equity by teaching young adult entrepreneurs from low-income backgrounds how to start their own successful business.

Commute Seattle

Commute Seattle helps businesses and organizations of all sizes access resources for offering sustainable, affordable transportation benefits.

Cowlitz Economic Development Council

The Cowlitz EDC is a private, non-profit whose mission is to help Cowlitz County, WA gain new jobs and capital investment. Our focus is on recruitment, retention and expansion in all areas of the economy.

Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments

The CWCOG is a regional planning organization providing economic development and transportation planning services. It provides multiple services for area businesses through its Economic Development program.

Discover Burien

Discover Burien is dedicated to supporting the business community of Burien and being a resource for fun and exploration for our residents and visitors.

Downtown Walla Walla Foundation

We provide free technical assistance to businesses looking to get started and grow their business in Downtown Walla Walla.

Economic Alliance Okanogan County

The Economic Alliance is the EDC/ADO for Okanogan County. We offer programs to support entrepreneurs in our county, and work with the municipalities and other organizations on public infrastructure needed for Economic Development to occur.

EDC Team Jefferson

Team Jefferson initiates and facilitates collaborative projects and partnerships that create sustainable prosperity for Jefferson County. We provide one-on-one, confidential consulting and technical assistance to local existing businesses.

El Centro de la Raza

El Centro de la Raza’s Business Opportunity Center (BOC) is a key component of the organizations long-term vision for economic advancement in low-income communities and communities of color in Seattle and South King County.

Emerald Cities Collaborative

Emerald Cities works to advance a sustainable environment while creating just and inclusive economies with opportunities for all. This includes ensuring clean energy contracting opportunities for women, BIPOC and other disadvantaged businesses.

Empréndete Centro Empresarial/Business Center of Latinos En Spokane

Empréndete, a Small Business Development Center aims to support small business owners, startups, and entrepreneurs to connect with local resources.

Enterprise for Equity

We ensure that people with limited incomes in the South Sound region have access to training, support, and funds to develop their own small businesses and become strong, confident entrepreneurs.

Evergreen Business Capital

Evergreen Business Capital is the leading SBA 504 loan expert. With over 42 years in the industry helping small businesses to fund their big ideas. We partner with lenders in Washington for businesses to purchase commercial real estate.

Evergreen Business Capital Community Finance

EBCCF is a non-profit lender that offers financing solutions to support small businesses in our community. We offer term loans up to $250,000 for inventory, working capital, fixed assets, or other business needs.

Filipino Community of Seattle

Filipino Community of Seattle is dedicated to enriching the lives of community members in the Seattle area. Our staff works hard all year long in order to keep things interesting at FCS! There are a variety of programs and activities available!

Food Innovation Network a program of Global to Local

Food Innovation Network (FIN)'s Incubator program supports local food businesses in the diverse communities of SeaTac/Tukwila and South King County. The incubator program is housed at Spice Bridge, kitchen space and food hall in Tukwila, WA.

Greater Spokane Incorporated

We are a non-profit that works on behalf of the Spokane community to build our economy so your business can thrive.

GSBA

GSBA is Washington state's LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce, and the largest in North America. We represent over 1,300 small business, corporate, and nonprofit members who share the values of promoting equality and diversity in the workplace.

Health Sciences and Services Authority of Spokane County

Health Sciences and Services Authority (HSSA) of Spokane County promotes bioscience based economic
development and advances new therapies and procedures to prevent disease and promote public health
through grant-making.

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber

The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber is dedicated to working with all members of the community to increase the economic advancement of Hispanic-owned businesses in Oregon and SW Washington.

IRC Seattle Microenterprise Development Program

The IRC Seattle Microenterprise Development Program works to reduce barriers to success for entrepreneurs and small business owners who are underserved by traditional business resources and financial institutions.

Japan-America Society of the State of Washington

Small business technical assistance in Japanese (and English) with business basic classes through our Small Business Empowerment Academy (SBEA) conducted by business experts.

Jefferson County Farmers Markets

The Jefferson County Farmers Markets - Port Townsend and Chimacum farmers markets -- support small agricultural, food, and art businesses through vibrant marketplaces. We also offer business trainings, which are often open to other area entrepreneurs.

Kitsap Community Resources (BE$T: Business Education Support and Training Program)

BE$T is an 8-week entrepreneurial training course that helps new and prospective businesses owners get the skills they need to succeed. Classes cover topics like marketing, taxes, bookkeeping, and sales. We focus on class interaction and practice.

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

Our mission is to facilitate healthy economic growth and investments that support livable, resilient communities, fueled by innovation and the diverse people and businesses of Kitsap. KEDA provides free customized services to business clients.

KITTITAS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce: Empowering entrepreneurs, fostering growth, and driving innovation for a vibrant business landscape. Join us for success!

Latino Civic Alliance

Latino Civic Alliance Primero program provides technical assistance, workshops, training, one-on-one counseling to Latinx-owned microenterprise businesses.

Local Investment Opportunities Network (LION)

LION creates opportunities for businesses, nonprofits, and citizens in East Jefferson County WA to network, build prosperous local businesses, keep investing money in our community, and help build a more resilient and sustainable economy.

Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon

MESO offers a wide range of services, including business classes, consulting, tailored growth planning, access to capital, credit building, and a connection to local resources.

Mid-Columbia Economic Development District

Mid-Columbia Economic Development District provides flexible business lending in Skamania and Klickitat Counties in Washington. As a non-traditional financer, we provide loans of all sizes to businesses at all stages.

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) WA-Business Center

The MBDA-Washington Business Center is located in Tacoma, WA and operated by the City of Tacoma. The Center is funded by the U.S Department of Commerce and supports minority-owned businesses achieve economic growth and stability throughout the state.

Minority Hemp Builders Association

MHBA supports and advocates for inclusivity for hemp building professionals, farmers, projects, environmentalists and clean materials.

Multi-Ethnic Business Association

AHANA is a Spokane based non-profit organization that supports and promotes Inland Northwest multi-ethnic and multi-cultural businesses and their communities.

Muslim Association of Puget Sound Small Business Resiliency Network - MAPS SBRN

The Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) is excited to launch the Small Business Resiliency Network (MAPS-SBRN), which will provide assistance through resources, opportunities, training, technical help, and other services for small business owner

NextCycle Washington

By nurturing projects that incorporate waste prevention, repair, reuse, recycling, and/or composting models, the NextCycle Washington program helps develop equitable local economies while reducing waste and keeping materials in use longer.

North Central Washington Economic Development District

The North Central Washington Economic Development District (NCW EDD) is responsible for regional economic development strategy and planning and collaborates with various private and public agencies to accomplish this goal.

Northwest Access Fund

We offer people with disabilities customized loans, financial coaching, and other resources to promote access to assistive technology, independence, financial resilience, and life opportunities.

Northwest Cooperative Development Center

NWCDC provides guidance to start-up, conversion, and existing co-ops. Dedicated cooperative development practitioners help establish and strengthen democratically organized businesses to ensure sound governance and operational oversight.

Northwest Farms to Families DBA Minority Growers Collective

Empowering diverse farmers with cutting-edge digital tools, comprehensive agricultural education, and community-driven initiatives for a sustainable, food-secure future.

Northwest Native Chamber

NWNC provides no-cost culturally specific technical assistance to communities within the bounds of what is now known as Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Northwest Native Development Fund

Fostering Economic and Financial Independence for Native People.

Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) is a federal program that provides up to $75,000 in cost-sharing financial assistance to U.S. manufacturing companies (and many seafood, agriculture, and service companies) facing import competition.

Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises

The Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises leads the Statewide M/WBE program as the sole agency that certifies minority- and women-owned business enterprises to participate in public contracting and procurement.

One Palouse

One Palouse is a regional organization focused on connecting entrepreneurs to the resources they need to be successful.

OneEastside SPARK

OneEastside SPARK works with East King County’s 23 cities and towns, chambers of commerce, community-based organizations, state and county government, building tools to address key areas of need among small businesses and nonprofits as they evolve.

Pacific County Economic Development Council (PCEDC)

As the state-designated lead economic development organization in Pacific County, we support local businesses by offering technical assistance and providing advocacy on their behalf.

Pacific Northwest Tribal Lending

We offer a trusted, safe place for Native people in northwest Washington who are considering entrepreneurship, building a business and/or strengthening their credit by providing access to education, financing, and asset growth.

Port of Columbia

The Port of Columbia serves as the lead Economic Development agency for Columbia County, and uses infrastructure development, real estate management, transportation, business assistance, and community outreach to create such an environment.

RAIN Incubator

RAIN Incubator is a non-profit biotechnology incubator in downtown Tacoma, WA, that provides wetlands spaces and business support to young life science, biotechnology, and chemistry companies.

Refugee Artisan Initiative

RAI partners with refugee and immigrant women to foster an inclusive, prosperous transition to the US through artisan skill training and micro business development. RAI engages women from around the world to handcraft 60 unique products to sell.

SCORE Greater Seattle

We provide free and confidential one-on-one business counseling by phone, email, and in-person and conduct workshops for both start-up entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners.

Seattle Business Education Hub

Seattle Business Education Hub (SBE HUB) is a business development and resource center whose mission is focused on assisting women, minorities, veterans and other business owners in the startup or growth stage.

Seattle Good Business Network

Seattle Good Business Network connects and inspires people to buy, produce, and invest locally, so that everyone has a meaningful stake in the local economy.

Seattle Latino Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

The Seattle Latino Metropolitan Chamber grows all our members business’s and helps Latino owners and independent professionals unite to advance their organizations to new levels of prosperity.

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

The Seattle Metro Chamber is the largest and most diverse business association in the region representing 2,500 member companies and a workforce of about 750,000.

Mission: Help members thrive in an equitable and inclusive regional economy.

Skamania Economic Development Council

Skamania Economic Development Council’s mission is to define, support, and promote policies and activities that contribute to the economic stability and growth of the tax base of Skamania County.

SNAP Financial Access

SNAP Financial Access delivers financial education, training, consultation and access to loans to help entrepreneurs and first-time borrowers succeed.

SnoValley Innovation Center

We work alongside the SnoValley Regional Chamber of Commerce assisting startups and businesses wanting to grow with technical expertise.

Sonic Guild

Sonic Guild is a non-profit dedicated to building community that supports the creation and performance of new music by exceptional musicians.

Southeast Washington Economic Development Association

SEWEDA is the purpose-driven economic development organization dedicated to the equipping and support of the passionate entrepreneur in various stages of their business adventure.

SP3NW

SP3NW, WSU's membership-based business incubator, supports scalable startups regardless of university affiliation through co-working and wet lab space and wrap around programming for entrepreneurs.

Spaceworks Tacoma

Spaceworks makes Tacoma culturally vibrant and economically strong through training and support for artists and creative entrepreneurs.

Spokane Metro Independent Business Alliance

SIMBA is the independent business alliance of the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Metropolitan area and the greater Inland Northwest. We create an environment for local businesses to thrive through organizing, education, and advocacy.

Spokane Public Library

The Spokane Public Library has one of the most comprehensive free business research collections of any public library in the nation.

Stevenson Downtown Association

The Stevenson Downtown Association's mission is to promote and revitalize Downtown Stevenson and enrich the local heritage.

Supportive Housing Association

The Supportive Housing Association is dedicated to sustaining multi-cultural inclusion, peer leadership and collaborative partners committed to educational and economic improvement initiatives to benefit youth and young adults residing in impoverished urban neighborhoods and rural townships.

Tacoma Arts Live

Tacoma Arts Live energizes community. We are a performing arts organization with a mission of energizing community through live performance, arts-driven learning and advancing the creative economy.

Terrain Programs

Terrain is a pioneering nonprofit organization building community and economic opportunity for the artists, makers and culture creators of the Inland Northwest.

The Family Guide

The Family Guide publish a parenting directory and organize cultural events in Spokane, WA.

The Seattle Public Library - Library to Business

The Library to Business program helps connect people with the information and learning opportunities they need to succeed in business.

Thurston Economic Development Council

The Thurston Economic Development Council is designated by the Washington State Department of Commerce as the Associate Development Organization (ADO), or designated economic development agency in Thurston County.

Thurston EDC Center for Business & Innovation

Our entrepreneur ecosystem contains over a dozen no cost programs to help you plan and grow your business.

Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business. We promote regional prosperity and strengthen our member businesses through advocacy, leadership, networking, and innovative business programs.

Tri-Cities Diversity & Inclusion Council

TCD&IC is dedicated to fostering a unified community, embracing cultures, and celebrating diversity through education, advocacy, and the promotion of cultural competence and compassion.

TwispWorks

TwispWorks increases the economic and cultural vitality of the Methow Valley.

Urban Business Support

Urban Business Support's motto is Development Without Displacement. Investments in low-income communities should come to the benefit of those who live and work there. We provide business plan training to entrepreneurs in gentrifying neighborhoods.

Urban Impact

Urban Impact works to break the cycle of social, material, and spiritual poverty and bring about a world where everyone is engaged and thriving in community.

Ventures

Ventures is a Seattle-based nonprofit that empowers aspiring entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential. We provide access to business training, capital, coaching, and hands-on learning opportunities for entrepreneurs.

VertueLab

We are a nonprofit fighting climate change by providing funding and holistic entrepreneurial support to climate tech startups.

Washington Center for Women in Business

The Washington Center for Women in Business (WCWB) is an SBA Women’s Business Center that provides no cost business coaching, webinar and training series, an online incubator, and an annual women’s business conference.

Washington Health Benefit Exchange

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange operates the state's official marketplace for health insurance, Washington Healthplanfinder.

Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides no-cost advising to business interested in selling to federal, state, and local governments and primes.

Washington Small Business Development Center

The Washington SBDC is a network of more than 30 business advisors working in communities across the state to help small businesses succeed through advising, education and research.

Washington State Microenterprise Association (WSMA)

The Washington State Microenterprise Association builds the capacity of nonprofits that help companies with training, technical assistance and financing to strengthen Washington’s smallest businesses

Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship

The mission of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Wenatchee Valley College is to assist existing and future entrepreneurs by providing a one-stop access point for regional resources in training, business development, and doing business in NCW.

Western Washington University Business Help

The WWU SBDC provides high quality assistance and services to new and existing businesses for business and economic development.

William Factory Small Business Incubator

The Incubator assists early-stage entrepreneurs with resources such as business workshops, 1:1 counseling, on-demand video training, mentor matchmaking, networking and access to the global Founders & Mentors platform.

Women of Wisdom TriCities

Our Mission is to Improve the health and wealth of the Black and marginalized communities through Education, Engagement & Empowerment.

WSU Innovation & Research Engagement Office

Washington State University provides a range of training programs and technical services that are open to small business on topics that span agricultural operations, food safety and materials processing.

Yakima County Development Association - Yakima, WA

YCDA focuses on business recruitment, growing local industry, and assisting entrepreneurs in English & Spanish by offering 1:1 training/group workshops in Computer/Digital Literacy, Financial Literacy, Starting a new business, DOR/SAW, and marketing.

Zero Waste Washington

Zero Waste Washington drives policy change for a healthy and waste-free world. We envision a just, equitable, and sustainable future where we all produce, consume, and reuse responsibly.

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