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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Everett
Procurement Technical Assistance Program
The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) provides businesses with guidance for responding to opportunities to market products and services to Federal, state and local governments....View details

Lacey
Washington State Department of Ecology
Works to manage the state's diverse natural resources for a sustainable quality of life. Contact: Tom Fitzsimmons, Director...View details

Olympia
Office of the Governor
Provides a wide range of community and economic development assistance to support a social and economic prosperity of WA citizens....View details

Olympia
State of Washington Department of Community, Trade & Economic Development
Offers tax information, county statistics, financing options and current information on what's happening in economic development in WA. Contact: Debra Rhinehart, Executive Assistant...View details

Olympia
Washington Department of Natural Resources
Works to protect and manage valuable assets belonging to the people of Washington state such as forests, near-shore, and aquatic lands....View details

Olympia
Washington Department of Transportation Environmental Affairs
A team of policy and science experts providing leadership to foster environmental stewardship and facilitate responsible implementation of the department's transportation services....View details

Olympia
Washington State Department of Revenue
Offers services and information pertaining to taxes and state regulation....View details

Seattle
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
IRS Stakeholder Liaison provides small businesses and stakeholders with timely and consistent tax guidance. Develops relationships with governmental, civic and trade organizations to determine...View details

Seattle
PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (PTAP) Native American
The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) provides businesses with guidance for responding to opportunities to market products and services to Federal, state and local governments....View details

Seattle
Small Business Administration(SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Seattle
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Functions in order to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment....View details

Spokane
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Spokane
Spokane U.S. Export Assistance Center
Assists American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace serving multiple industries....View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
Green Government Opportunities (GGO)
The Green Government Opportunities web site (GGO) is a one-stop destination for all things green in small business. Its purpose is to provide a resource through which small businesses can gain...View details

Statewide
Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center
Assists American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace serving multiple industries....View details

Statewide
Secretary of States Office, Washington
The Secretary of State is responsible for the initial creation and certain maintenance filings for all domestic state and out-of-state business entities including for-profit and nonprofit corporations,...View details

Statewide
Taxpayer Advocacy Service, IRS
An independent organization within the IRS, consisting of highly skilled case advocates who negotiate on your behalf with the IRS to secure the most beneficial resolution for your IRS problem....View details

Statewide
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Functions in order to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment....View details

Statewide
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Functions in order to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment....View details

Statewide
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Functions in order to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment....View details

Statewide
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Administers the patent and trademark laws as they relate to the granting of patents for utility inventions, designs and plants and the issuing of trademark registrations. The USPTO examines applications...View details

Statewide
Washington Department of Labor & Industry
Works to serve the people of the state by assuring a safe, healthful, fair, nondiscriminatory work environment; to assure fair housing practices; and to promote the general welfare of the state's...View details

Statewide
Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner
The Division of Insurance protects consumers and businesses by providing assistance and information, regulating the insurance industry?s market behavior and financial solvency, and fostering...View details

Statewide
Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Assists eligible individuals with disabilities to attain employment or self-employment, and self-sufficiency by providing a range of services including training, counseling and referrals to business...View details

Nationwide
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
IRS Stakeholder Liaison provides small businesses and stakeholders with timely and consistent tax guidance. Develops relationships with governmental, civic and trade organizations to determine...View details

Nationwide
International Trade Administration
Helps businesses participate in the growing global marketplace and provides practical information to help select markets and products....View details

Nationwide
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Serves as the a focal point for small businesses interested in doing business with the Department of Energy (DOE) and administers the Department's small business program by establishing goals,...View details

Nationwide
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development
USDA Rural Development provides financial and technical resources in rural areas in order to support community and economic development opportunities, as well as improve quality of life issues....View details

Nationwide
United States Agency for International Development
Works to support long-term and equitable economic growth and advancing U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agricultural and trade, global health,and democracy, conflict...View details

Nationwide
Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program
A federal contract program authorizing contracting officers to set aside certain federal contracts for eligible Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) or Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned...View details

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