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.
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.
MBDA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that helps to create and sustain U.S. jobs by promoting the growth and global competitiveness of businesses owned and operated by minority entrepreneurs.
Northwest tech events, resources and fun with a “give first” community attitude.
Non-profit organization assists low-income entrepreneurs with starting or expanding a small business or self-employment.
The JumpStart Fund, a non-profit microenterprise development program, was formed by the Refugee Resettlement Office in 2003 with funding from the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement. JumpStart has provided over $550,000 in micro-loans to more than 200 Puget Sound area refugees and asylees.
Our mission is to provide affordable financial services to low- and moderate-income people; and in doing so, help them build assets and achieve financial stability.
Express Advantage (EA) is a non-profit, social justice organization committed to developing and implementing strategies to reduce the “high cost of being poor” and increasing wealth building opportunities for underrepresented and underserved populations.
Evergreen Business Capital is a private, nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Certified Development Company (CDC), dedicated to offering business capital services that enhance small business growth in our region.
Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) lender with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience in Pacific Northwest communities.
We use new financial tools to help local businesses access capital. We provide loans to small businesses using funds sourced from people in their community.