Looking for help growing a food business or working in the food industry? Use this guide to connect with the right resources.
Step 1: Select your goal.
Step 2: Click on the category that matches your needs.
Step 3: Read through the results and choose a local organization to help you.
Step 4: Call, email, or visit the organization for assistance.
Business Impact NW
Business Impact NW empowers a talented and diverse community of entrepreneurs; supporting the continuing growth of local small businesses through micro-enterprise.
Highline College – Small Business Development Center
The SBDC at Highline specializes in providing business and training services to entrepreneurs and existing businesses in order to be successful in today’s economy.
Highline College – Small Business Entrepreneurship Program
In this program you will develop the practical skills you need-including management, marketing, retailing and accounting-to effectively plan for and operate your small business.
North Seattle Community College
North Seattle College provides learning opportunities for a diverse group of over 14,000 students each year.
Pinchot University – Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship
CIE's vision is that through entrepreneurship and community wealth building strategies, participants in our programs are empowered to build resilient, sustainable, and equitably shared community wealth.
StartZone believes in providing reality-based, individualized services to put members on the path to owning a business that can grow and be profitable.
University of Washington Center for Entrepreneurship
Founded in 1991, the Buerk Center offers an exceptional curriculum, real-world experiences, and connections to the Seattle entrepreneurial community to inspire students from all majors and disciplines across campus to pursue their entrepreneurial passions.
University of Washington Consulting and Business Development Center
Through the center’s programs, students build skills and gain experience in consulting and solving business challenges. The students provide valuable consulting to small businesses and non-profit organizations in underserved communities. Business owners and non-profit leaders gain access to business education that creates jobs and changes lives.
Veterans Business Outreach Center
VBOC is committed to providing training and financing opportunities to entrepreneurs from the U.S. Military community. In partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, VBOC equips veteran and active duty service members and their families with the resources to successfully start and run their businesses.
Washington State Microenterprise Association
The Washington State Microenterprise Association’s mission is to strengthen economic development systems that support the growth of strong and effective Microenterprise Development Organizations.
Washington Women’s Business Center
The Washington Women's Business Center offers business counseling, technical assistance, and training on a wide variety of topics.