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Ventures - Small Business Services

Ventures offers a number of additional resources, incuding an initial eight-week Business Basics course to help people reach their goals and move their businesses forward. These services include a variety of resources, including access to capital, advanced business training, free small business legal advice, one-to-one coaching, and more. Some of these services require signing up in advance or have additional application requirements.

Government Contracting Essentials: The Basics of Selling to State & Federal Government

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Washington State businesses in selling to federal, state and local governments.
  • Finding opportunities to bid
  • Interpreting solicitations and regulation
  • Certifications & registrations
  • Marketing to government buyers …and much more

Win With Washington

We are an accomplished association of Washington owned businesses focused on making connections count to drive economic prosperity. Established and influential in our industries our incisive skills and astute experiences provide our clients with a collaborative edge.

Tabor 100

Tabor 100 is an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates who are committed to economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.

Yakima County Development Association

The Yakima County Development Association will enhance the income, quality of life, and employment stability of Yakima County residents by retaining, expanding and recruiting new business and industry.

Whatcom Women in Business

Whatcom Women in Business was established in 1978, and is one of the oldest and most encompassing network/referral sources for business women. It is the mission of WWiB to promote a positive image of professional women in business while developing leadership skills, strength through mutual support, mentoring and opportunities for business and personal growth.

Washington State Small Business Development Centers

The Washington SBDC promotes economic vitality within Washington communities by providing expert business advising, demand-driven training, and applied research to existing businesses and entrepreneurs. The SBDC is a cooperative effort of Washington State University, other educational institutions, economic development organizations and the US Small Business Administration.

Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Providing technical assistance to Washington State businesses, the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) works to give businesses the opportunity to thrive in the government-contracting marketplace. Washington PTAC’s mission is to increase the number of government contracts awarded to Washington firms so that those firms can grow. We provide no cost, confidential, one-on-one technical assistance in all aspects of selling to federal, state, and local governments.

Upper Columbia United Tribes

UCUT was formed to ensure a healthy future for the traditional territorial lands of our ancestors and takes a proactive and collaborative approach to promoting Indian culture, fish, water, wildlife and habitat.

Business Impact NW (BIN)

Business Impact NW is a consortium of non-profit community development organizations. This includes a community development corporation that provides training, counseling and membership. BIN also includes a certified community development financial institution that provides access to capital and business assistance to small businesses, with special emphasis on low-income, women and minority entrepreneurs and small businesses in distressed and undeserved communities in Washington State.