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Small Business Administration Information & Key Links

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is the primary federal agency designated to provide support to entrepreneurs and small businesses, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. View a list of their key links.

Washington Small Business Development Center

Website: wsbdc.org

Email: washington@wsbdc.org

Phone: (833) 492-7232

The Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a network of more than 30 expert business advisors working in communities across the state to help entrepreneurs or small business owners start, grow or buy/sell a business. SBDC advisors provide one-on-one, confidential, no-cost advising on all phases of small business development and are often co-located with economic development specialists in community colleges, economic development agencies or government agencies.

Nonprofit Employer Assistance

Website: 501commons.org

Email: PPPLoans@501Commons.org

Note: 501 Commons’ technical assistance will start on February 4 but you may start an inquiry on January 25

Find your local Associate Development Organization/Economic Development Council

Website: wedaonline.org/economic-development-partners/
Washington State is composed of 39 counties, each one represented by an Associate Development Organization (ADO) that furthers the county’s or region’s economic development goals. These ADOs are funded in part by the Washington Department of Commerce and their performance and expertise is critical to growing the economy and building communities statewide.

For culturally and linguistically relevant assistance – Washington Commerce’s Business Resiliency Partners

Website: startup.choosewashingtonstate.com/small-business-resiliency-assistance/
These trusted messengers are available to help you find and apply for resources, whether your business is open or closed; access translation assistance; navigate local, state and federal resources.


Other Business Assistance Organizations


Additional Technical Assistance Providers


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