Small Business Counseling Services

Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Focusing on the fundamentals of business finance, marketing and management, CIE’s CommunityEnterprise™ offers simple and effective approaches to meet the large and growing need for business development training and support in underserved communities.

Community Capital Development

CCD provides technical assistance, coaching and training, and loans to low-income, women and minority entrepreneurs and small businesses in distressed and underserved communities in Washington State.


SCORE is an organization of retired business executives and owners who volunteer to advise small businesses free of charge. Make an appointment with a counselor to review your business plan, advise you in business planning, financial analysis, marketing, expansion, exporting and other business needs.

Small Business Development Centers

The SBDC certified counselors provide free one-on-one confidential assistance to small businesses regarding management and technical affairs.

Ventures Nonprofit

Ventures Nonprofit (formerly Washington C.A.S.H.) empowers aspiring entrepreneurs with limited resources—and unlimited potential. They provide the hands-on education, in-depth support, and access to capital needed to launch and grow successful small enterprises.