BizDiversity understands the relationship between the health of small and mid-sized businesses and the communities each services.

Because of this, BizDiversity remains committed to promoting and assisting in the success of our businesses. We have qualified staff to assist with and facilitate conversations with various departments and other agencies.

Federal Resources

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Local and regional organizations that offer resources, financing options and/or guidance to new businesses in the greater Seattle and neighboring communities:

  • STARTUP425 – Expands entrepreneurship opportunities across Eastside communities by providing access to tools that experienced workers, students, and entrepreneurs need to go from idea to working business
  • Washington Small Business Development Center – Helps address the needs of small businesses, and offers free counseling for businesses looking for new ways to grow
  • Kenmore/Bothell Chamber of Commerce – Improves business and economic conditions, and offers members leadership development, networking opportunities, advocacy, and resources to promote business prosperity
  • Seattle Chamber of Commerce –
  • Ventures – Empowers individuals with limited resources (immigrants, people of color, single parents, women) to improve their lives through small business ownership
  • Seattle Business Education Hub – Enables and empowers micro and small entrepreneurs who are economically and socially disadvantaged through business technical assistance, coaching, and mentoring while assisting owners in creating livable-wage jobs, protecting their assets, developing equity and building a legacy for future generations.
  • SCORE – Hosts live small business webinars that are free to attend, offers free business advice, and provides a business mentor program
  • – Offer a suite of open-use reference guides to business management degrees. These guides discuss in detail fundamental considerations in the decision process, including job out outlook, specializations, and program options.
  • Impact Washington -Impact Washington has helped Washington State manufacturers to become more globally competitive. Manufacturing experts and an industry resource network help create the change that can make the difference between surviving and thriving.