Resource Directory

Find local resources to support and grow your business in the King County Area.


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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; starting/expanding a business, advising, referrals, networking, office space.

Address: 7100 Fort Dent Way Suite 100, Tukwila, WA 98188

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (425) 528-0110

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SBA Veterans Business Outreach Center

Active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve Component members, members of the Coast Guard, transitioning service members, veterans of all eras, and military spouses who are thinking about starting, purchasing, or growing a small business.

Address: 1437 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98144

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 324-4330

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Child Care Resources
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Provides training to immigrants and refugees, enabling them to achieve sustainable careers in the childcare field. The Infant Toddler Project provides childcare centers with consultants trained to offer one-on-one support. Pre-licensing and licensing support; S.T.A.R.S. training; computer access; M.E.R.I.T. assistance.

Address: 1225 South Weller Street, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98144

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 329-1011

Translation services in many languages available: 1(800) 336-1114 [option 2]

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Seattle Southside Chamber
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Access to capital, business planning, marketing & promotion through a membership organization that has serves the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and Tukwila.

Address: 4800 South 188th Street, Suite 250, SeaTac, WA 98118

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 575-1633

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UTOPIA Washington
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Creating a safe, welcoming, supportive, and vibrant space for members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

Address: 841 Central Ave N #C-106 Kent, WA 98032

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 478-3941

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Communities Rise
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Business legal support, business legal training, and succession planning; offer webinars and legal clinics.

Address: 3642 33rd Ave. South, Suite C4, Seattle, WA 98144

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 324-5850

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El Centro de la Raza
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Entrepreneurs and small business owners from Latino and underserved communities, moderate to low income. Permitting and licensing; starting and expanding a business; access to capital; credit counseling; Minority and Women's Business Enterprises Certification; Food Cart Incubator program to help people start their own restaurant.

Address: 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (360) 986-7022

Servicios en español

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Indian American Community Services (IACS)

The Indian American Community Services organization will inform, support, and mentor small businesses owned by immigrants and People of Color. IACS is a member of the WA State Small Business Resiliency Network. Formerly India Association of Western Washington (IAWW)

Address: 16305 NE 87th St, Suite 112, Redmond, WA 98052

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 234-9989 x5

Services offered in Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malyalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, & Urdu

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Ethiopian Community in Seattle
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Hold monthly community meetings to share information with community members; provide referrals to culturally aware lawyers to give legal advice, including immigration information for Ethiopian and Ethiopian-Americans in King County and Puget Sound.

Address: 2100 24th Avenue South, Suite 120, Seattle, WA 98148

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 325-0304

Services provided in Amharic

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GSBA Washington State's LBGTQ+ & Allied Chamber of Commerce

Membership organization providing financial planning assistance, access to credit and loan preparation, cash flow analysis, inventory analysis, and financial planning as Washington State’s LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce and the largest of its kind in North America.

Address: 400 E Pine St Ste 322, Seattle, WA 98122

Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Phone: (206) 363-9188

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Native Business Center
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The Native Business Center is passionate about linking native-owned small businesses with training, technical assistance, up-to-date small business information, and resources specifically for Native American business owners.

Address: 55 E. Lincoln Rd. Suite 102, Spokane, WA 99208

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (509) 315-9808

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Business Impact NW
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Starting and expanding a business, financial literacy, and access to capital; our loan department offers lending services in Washington State and Oregon. We offer business support services (training, coaching, and classes) in Washington State, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska through various technical assistance programs, including the Washington Women's Business Center (WBC) and Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC).

Address: 1437 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98144

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 324-4330

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Horn of Africa Services
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Family social service provider, financial literacy, childcare, and business technical assistance.

Address: 5303 Rainier Avenue South, Suite D, Seattle, WA 98118

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 760-0550

Services provided in Afaan Oromo, Amharic, Tingrinyan, and English

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Washington Center for Women in Business

Washington Center for Women in Business (WCWB) is a program at the Center for Business and Innovation (CB&I), designed to provide women the coaching, training, and technical assistance to navigate the modern business world, in an open and supportive context.

Address: 3303 Monte Villa Parkway, Suite 340, Bothell, WA 98021

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (360) 754-6320

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Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS)

The Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) fosters a thriving community based on Muslim values, providing financial aid, young professional services, and small business development with main points of expertise in networking, web development/marketing, translation services, and self-employed business assistance.

Address: 17550 NE 67th Ct, Redmond, WA 98052

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (425) 202-6126

Services provided in Arabic

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UW Consulting and Business Development Center
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The University of Washington's Consulting and Business Development Center (CBDC) offers group and 1:1 consulting, courses in business, accounting, financial management assistance, mentoring from business executives, and business management techniques.

Address: 1410 NE Campus Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98195 (UW- Seattle)

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 543-9545

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Filipino Community of Seattle

Filipino Community of Seattle is a social service organization providing youth and family support, small business grants, and other social services.

Address: 5740 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle WA 98118

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 722-9372

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South Sound/ Tacoma SCORE
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SCORE South Sound/Tacoma mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business goals. Browse resources, take a workshop, or find your business mentor today! Services are offered to startup and existing businesses in South King, Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, Mason, and Grays Harbor Counties.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (855) 685-0166​

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Washington APEX (PTAC)
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No cost, confidential, one-on-one technical assistance in all aspects of selling to federal, state, and local governments for firms involved in government procurement, contracting, marketing, performance, workshops, and small business certification.

Address: 1221 D St NE Suite 210 C Auburn, WA 98002 (Green River College)

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 520-6267

Services offered in Spanish

Asian Pacific Cultural Center

Our mission is to bridge communities and generations through art, culture, education, and business.

Address: 4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409


Phone: (253) 383-3900

Services are offered in Cambodian, Chammoro, Chinese, Fijian, Ilocano, and Japanese.

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Auburn Chamber of Commerce
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Technical assistance, marketing, connecting with local and state elected officials, networking, and business and leadership training. Translation services available.

Address: 420 East Main Street, Auburn, WA 98002

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 833-0700

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Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
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At the Chamber, we believe that a thriving community depends on vibrant business. We believe our region is uniquely positioned to compete in the global marketplace because we embrace three key attributes: we create jobs, we are responsible stewards of the environment, and we are committed to an equitable and inclusive economy. 

Address: 1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500, Seattle, WA 98101

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 389-7200

StartZone - Highline College SBDC
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Helping small businesses in South King County start, grow, and expand for over a decade.

Address: 2920 College Way, Des Moines, WA 98198

Email: [email protected][email protected]

Phone: (206) 592-4151

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Food Innovation Network
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The Food Business Incubator program supports aspiring entrepreneurs from South King County through business coaching, networking, support obtaining permits, securing subsidized kitchen rent, and marketing opportunities.

Address: 2800 South 192nd Street, Suite 104, SeaTac, WA 98118

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 291-7407

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Green River College - SBDC/PTAC
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One-on-one, confidential, no-cost advising on all phases of small business development and operations, including pre-venture, startup, established businesses, and succession planning; free and low-cost workshops; referrals for legal assistance, government contracting, and accounting/bookkeeping services offered across 4 locations: Green River College Kent Campus, Auburn Business Center, Highline College, and Tukwila Center; Technical Assistance Providers will also meet at the Business' location.

Phone: (253) 520-6260

Services offered in Spanish

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World Relief Seattle
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World Relief is a Refugee Resettlement and immigrant-serving organization. Services include: Job Placement Assistance, English Language Classes, Legal Clinic, Economic Resiliency Services, Children and Family Services, and Immigration Detention Center Services. to refugee, immigrant, and asylee small business owners.

Address: 23835 Pacific Hwy S, Suite 100, Kent, WA 98032

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 277-1121

Services are offered in Bengali, Burmese, Russia, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Spanish, Nepali, Hindi, Urdu, Hakha/Lai Chin, Falam Chin, French, Turkish, Mandarin, Tigrinya, Amharic, and Swahili.

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African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest (AAPNW)

Sponsorship, navigating government processes, restaurant and food business support, construction impact assistance, trade information, planning trade and investment programs, training for small business development, trade missions to Africa, assistance for incoming delegations, international and domestic business, and non-profits.

Address: 2001 6th Ave. #2600, Seattle, WA 98121

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 256-6139

Services are offered in Amharic, Kiswahili, Oromo, Somali, and Tigrinya.

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Ventures Logo

Starting/expanding a business, financial literacy, access to capital, business plan support, marketing; courses in business basics, marketing, operations, sales, financial management, packaged food; workshops on digital marketing, wholesaling, and understanding credit with a focus on those in our community for whom traditional business development services are out of reach.

Address: 2100 24th Avenue South #380, Seattle, WA 98144

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 352-1945

Services are offered in Spanish.

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Kent Downtown Partnership
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We invest in the success of our downtown by focusing on six areas: Advocacy, Business Assistance, Tax Incentives, Volunteerism, Beautification, and Events.

Address: 202 West Gowe Street, Suite A, Kent, WA 98032

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 813-6976

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Centro Rendu
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Centro Rendu (St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle / King Co) offers financial literacy, employment readiness & job connections, case management, legal counseling, adult education, and early learning for Immigrant families, youth, and seniors in Northwest WA with a focus on the Latino community.

Address: 2902 NE 12th St Suite #102, Renton, WA 98056

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 499-4245

¡Todos Hablamos Espanol!

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Seattle Washington State Korean Association
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Referrals to the Korean American Resource Center while offering translation and computer services.

Address: 14001 57th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (206) 734-4080

Services are offered in Korean

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Kent Chamber of Commerce
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A membership organization with online business planning and marketing guidelines for businesses in South King County.

Address: 524 West Meeker Street, Suite 1, Kent, Washington 98032

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (253) 854-1770

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Impact Washington
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We administer numerous federal, state, and local grants. Training in value stream mapping, food processing and FSMA compliance, DFARS and CMMC Readiness training, Lean Enterprise Certification Program (LECP), Toyota Kata, Lean Training 101, LEAN, and Green W.A.S.T.E. Programs. Other services include: management and operational consulting, process improvement, technology acceleration, workforce development, and business/leadership management.

Address: 3303 Monte Villa Parkway, Suite 340, Bothell, WA 98021

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (425) 287-6808

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Iraqi Community Center
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We provide case managers take on general business assistance (technical assistance, startups, cultural help, etc.) and referrals are made for more specialized issues.

Address: 10610 SE Kent-Kangley Rd, Kent, WA 98030

Phone: (206) 822-8880

Services are offered in Arabic

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Renton Chamber of Commerce
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Membership organization offering leadership development, networking opportunities, advocacy, and resources to promote business prosperity through many forms of advertising.

Address: 625 S 4th St, Renton, WA 98057

Phone: (425) 226-4560

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