Business Planning and Development
Economic guidance and assistance programs for our region with focus areas such as transportation planning, economic development and community development.
Ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers locate businesses they can trust
Entrepreneurship counseling, with resources in coaching, training, and financial assistance.
Resource for businesses to get started and maintain their licensing as well as file their taxes and ask questions
A program of Fuse Co-Working Space; this series of business events that assist entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, and growing businesses access resources to launch new businesses, creations, and ideas.
Fostering economic development, trade and tourism in our region by providing quality infrastructure and multi-modal transportation at a variety of sites.
Community resource for materials and classes for all ages to broaden their learning base and find basic resources for business.
The Tri-Cities branch; provides mentor-ship and counseling for small businesses with a range of topics based on the needs of the individual.
Small Business Administration (National)
National tips, education, and loan/financing information for businesses
National, statewide and now regional resources for small business development
Located in Pasco, promotes growth with and for the Tri-Cities area. You may find a series of luncheons and evening seminars geared towards business outreach, community collaboration, and cultural growth.
Promotes economic diversification, facilitates job creation and retention, pursues new federal missions to support stability in federally funded operations, advocates and leads the Tri-Cities community on issues of economic importance.
Chamber of commerce resources, training, and presentations
Business counseling, technical assistance, and training
This program is designed to help the business community in all areas of selling to local, state, federal agencies, and government prime contractors.
Workforce and Employment
Benton and Franklin counties have been designated by the Governor as a local workforce area, based on population, size, prior education and training performance and fiscal integrity. this agency is responsible for coordinating the local workforce development programs, activities of the local employment and training One-Stop center, establishing a youth committee, negotiating local performance standards, and developing a local Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act plan.
WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provides an array of employment and training services to job seekers and employers in Washington.