Resources for Borrowers
Listed below are resources for borrowers looking to speak with business advisors, find local business assistance, contracting, and much more. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Small Business Administration – The SBA has continued to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream since 1953. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency solely dedicated to assisting small businesses by providing counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s voice for small businesses. Click here to find out more.
SBA WA and Northern Idaho Resource Guide
Ascent is a free learning platform for women entrepreneurs created and offered by the SBA. To find out more or to start using the free learning tools, go to ascent.sba.gov/
Small Business Development Center – Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can visit their local SBDC for free face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training on topics such as business planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade and much more.
SCORE – Service Corps of Retired Executives is a non-profit organization with expert business mentors dedicated to help small businesses get started, grow, and achieve their goals. SCORE offers free business mentoring, webinars and courses on demand, a library of online resources, local workshops and events. Learn more here.