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Certified Development Companies (CDC), Industrial Development Corporations (IDC) and Local and Regional Development Corporations (LDC & RDC), exist to support business development and growth within their community or region. Types of assistance offered include low cost financing, such as the SBA 504 Loan Program, site finding and statistical research.

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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Abingdon
People Incorporated of Southwest Virginia
Provides small loans ranging from $500 to a maximum of $35,000 to prospective, small business borrowers in the service area of Southwest Virginia. Executive Director: Robert G. Goldsmith Micro-Loan...View details

Abingdon
Virginia Highlands SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Alexandria
Alexandria SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Arlington
Arlington SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Arlington
ECDC Enterprise Development Group (EDG)
The EDG mission is to provide financial resources and support services to individuals, families, and small businesses in the D.C. metro area including women, minorities, Veterans and refugees,...View details

Atkins
Wytheville SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Big Stone
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Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Mountain Empire Community College (MECC)
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Charlottes-
ville

Virginia Economic Development Corp
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Charlottesville
Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CV SBDC)
The CV SBDC works with start-up and existing Virginia-based businesses by providing no and low-cost professional business consulting, training and information resources to help grow and strengthen...View details

Chesapeake
Hampton Roads Region SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Culpeper
Small Business Development Center at Culpeper
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing, training,...View details

Danville
Longwood SBDC: Danville
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Fairfax
Business Finance Group
A non-profit corporation partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed...View details

Fairfax
Fairfax SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Farmville
Southern Region SBDC at Longwood University
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Fredericks-
burg

Rappahannock Region SBDC - Fredericksburg
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Fredericksburg
RAPPAHANNOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP
406 Princess Anne St. Fredericksburg, VA 22401 A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing...View details

Hampton
SBDC Of Hampton Roads, Inc
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Harrisonburg
Central Region/James Madison University SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Loudoun County
Loudoun Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Serving Loudoun County, the SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners by providing free, confidential counseling services, seminars, training and workshops on issues such as business...View details

Lynchburg
Business Development Center, Inc
Offers services to business owners and prospective business owners in the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford, the towns of Altavista and Amherst, and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford,...View details

Lynchburg
Region 2000 SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Martinsville
Longwood SBDC/Martinsville
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Melfa
Eastern Shore SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Middletown
Lord Fairfax SBDC - Middletown
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Norfolk
Tidewater Business Financing Corp
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Onley
Onley SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Petersburg
Crater Development Company
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Petersburg
Crater SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Portsmouth
Center for Community Development, Inc. (CCDI)
CCDI serves as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through Affordable Housing and community involvement, such as a Microenterprise Program, and initiatives in Arts & Culture. The Cottege...View details

Radford
Radford University - New River Valley SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Richlands
Southwest Virginia SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Richmond
Greater Richmond SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Richmond
James River Development Corp
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Richmond
Richmond Economic Development Corporation
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Stephen Schley Micro-Loan Contact:...View details

Richmond
Small Business Administration (SBA) Virginia District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Richmond
VA Department of Business Assistance
The Virginia Department of Business Assistance is the economic development agency dedicated to the growth and success of the Commonwealth's business community. Established by the Virginia General...View details

Richmond
Virginia Community Development Loan Fund
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Tim Hayes Micro-Loan Contact:...View details

Richmond
Virginia Department of Business Assistance (VDBA)
Virginia Department of Business Assistance (VDBA) provides economic development programs and services that help create new jobs, retain existing jobs, spur new investment, and encourage new business...View details

Richmond
Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)
The VEDP focuses on cultivating new business investment, fostering international trade growth and encouraging the expansion of existing Virginia businesses. Services include client consultation;...View details

Roanoke
Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center (RRSBDC)
The Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center (RRSBDC) works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering...View details

Roanoke
Total Action Against Poverty
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Ted Edlich Micro-Loan Contact:...View details

South Boston
Longwood SBDC/South Boston
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Springfield
Community Business Partnership, Northern VA SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Springfield
Small Business Development Center at CBP
The South Fairfax Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides professional business counseling, training, and information resources to help grow and strengthen small and middle size businesses...View details

Warrenton
Lord Fairfax SBDC - Fauquier Center
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Warsaw
Warsaw SBDC of the Rappahannock Region
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Washington DC
Small Business Administration (SBA) Washington DC District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Weyers Cave
Blue Ridge Community College SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Williamsburg
Williamsburg Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing, training,...View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
BusinessFinancing.org
A non-promotional website built to help guide business owners with simple and straight-to-the-point facts about financing....View details

Statewide
Virginia SBDC Network - State Office
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

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