Business Resource Center
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The Florida SBDC Network is state designated as Florida’s Principal Provider of Business Assistance and recognized as Florida’s “premier source” for business assistance. With this assistance, clients can become more successful and, in turn, contribute positively to the area’s economic growth and stability. More than 35 SBDC offices operate in Florida from Key West to Pensacola under the guidance of seven state universities, including the University of North Florida, and state colleges.
SCORE is a national service organization that supports small businesses nationwide. SCORE has a network of over 11,000 volunteers operating in 340+ local chapters around the country. The organization is supported by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).
Locally in Jacksonville, our counselors' skills include: accounting, consulting, distribution, financial planning, franchising, human resources, marketing, operations, publishing, retail sales, strategic planning, sales, consumer products, Internet, technology and nonprofit management, and doing business with the government.
The Jacksonville Public Library believes that each resident of Duval County has the right to live in an economically sound community. To that end, the Library's Small Business Resources provides free print materials, e-resources, and programs to the residents of Jacksonville to help start and grow small businesses, to find jobs, and to manage their personal finances to achieve economic success.
The Office of Economic Development assists small business owners with financing through local, state and federal programs. It also guides businesses in using innovative financing alternatives. In addition to the Office of Economic Development, there are many partner resources within Jacksonville to assist small businesses.
The Business Resource Library is located on the first floor of the downtown Chamber office and offers computer software, internet access, resources to create collateral, business and industry publications and how-to books and catalogs.
The AWBC works to secure economic justice and entrepreneurial opportunities for women by supporting and sustaining a national network of more than 100 Women’s Business Centers (WBC). WBCs help women succeed in business by providing training, mentoring, business development, and financing opportunities to over 150,000 women entrepreneurs each year.
To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
The U.S. Small Business Administration helps small businesses get funding by setting guidelines for loans and reducing lender risk. These SBA-backed loans make it easier for small businesses to get the funding they need.
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The North Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth is where executives, investors, lenders, capital providers, business owners, and professionals come together to network and learn. ACG North Florida lays the foundation for many business deals and transactions while promoting the professional interests of its members through monthly lunches, happy hours and other networking events.
Beaver Street Enterprise Center, Inc., works to stimulate economic growth through entrepreneurial development, serving primarily entrepreneurs of color and low-to-moderate-income individuals. To achieve this mission, the Enterprise Center recruits, trains and nurtures entrepreneurial talent to fuel growth, create wealth and encourage reinvestment in traditionally underserved communities.
The Florida Small Business Resource Guide contains important contacts and outlines critical services available to support the goals and aims of entrepreneurs, whether looking to start or expand a business in the Sunshine State. From organizations like CareerSource Florida and Enterprise Florida to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the state's network of Small Business Development Centers, our team is working to cultivate success for small businesses.
GrowFL is driven by one goal – to cultivate scalable second-stage growth companies across the state. Second-stage companies are the backbone of Florida’s economy and the definition of economic growth and prosperity. GrowFL, through our nationally certified team of experts, provides proven methods to help overcome unique challenges facing second-stage companies as they grow. As the only statewide organization focused exclusively on second-stage and emerging second-stage growth companies, GrowFL’s philosophy is to identify, serve and celebrate these companies that have the best potential to contribute to Florida’s economy.
The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans as well as other underserved communities to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.
Annuity.org is passionate about creating and sharing accessible financial information on a wide variety of topics. This free, comprehensive web resource offers professional insight from experienced financial experts on a variety of financial topics to help you make smart decisions about your money. This page in particular highlights everything that goes into starting your own business.