Enjoy a variety of business resources that you may utilize part of everyday business. If you have a link to share, please send it to us!
American FactFinder: Census information on the demographics of your community including population, housing, and the economy
Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps): A database of federal government contracting opportunities
IRS Small Business Portal: Answers to small business tax questions, plus access to forms and publications, a video library, an event calendar, and other online tools and products
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA): Supports businesses in minority communities by providing grant and loan information, business opportunities, and business certification resources
National Association for the Self-Employed: Nonprofit membership association representing the small business community in Washington, DC
National Business Association: Nonprofit association that assists the self-employed and small business community in achieving their professional goals.
National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB): Nonprofit association representing small and independent businesses
National Women’s Business Council (NWBC): Provides independent advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues important to female business owners
SCORE: SCORE, “the nation’s largest network of volunteer business experts,” is an SBA resource partner, dedicated to entrepreneur education. SCORE has over 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters with years of business experience available to help small business owners through one-on-one counseling, business tools, and training programs
Small Business Administration (SBA): District offices in all 50 states provide resources, training, and specialists to help start and grow businesses, plus hundreds of online resources for small business owners and employees.
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs): Resources vary by location, but typically include things like assistance with business planning, access to financing, counseling services and classes
Small Business Legislative Council: A coalition of trade and professional associations
Social Security Online: Home to multiple social security resources for small businesses and employees
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Nation: The Chamber’s website has resources, toolkits on a variety of business topics and information on how you can get your voice heard in Washington, DC.
U.S. Department of Commerce Department: Comprised of 12 different agencies, this Department promotes job creation and economic growth and works to strengthen America’s position in the global marketplace
U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics: Information on U.S. working conditions, labor market activity, and price changes in the economy
U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEACs) Export.gov offers information about export assistance programs and services.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Grants U.S. patents and registers trademarks
Veteran-owned businesses (SBA resources): Funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities for veteran entrepreneurs
Women’s Business Centers (WBCs): Education centers for women business owners across the U.S. along with online resources
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC): Provides assistance and education to certified women's business enterprises (WBEs) and government entities
Women in Business: Build, grow, and finance your business: resources for women-owned small businesses.