Helpful Resources

As Dean Martin used to say, “everybody loves some resources, sometimes.” O.K., so you may not even know who Dean Martin is and we may have not remembered the lyrics exactly. But that doesn’t diminish the fact that we’ve put together some great resources for you, whether you’re an entrepreneur or an economic development professional building wealth in your communities.


Linking entrepreneurs and small businesses to Washington State resources.

Evergreen BizLink

This platform connects entrepreneurs to a network of Washington State resource partners to foster innovation, growth and prosperity.

Entrepreneur Resources

We’ve scoured the Internet to bring you some great resources to get your new endeavors off the ground.

Women-Owned Business Resources

A solid selection of resources geared specifically to women entrepreneurs and business people.

Veteran-Owned Business Resources

A wide selection of online resources targeted to those who have been in service to our country.

Resources for Rural Communities

An array of resources to help rural communities prepare and accommodate economic vitality, from supporting local businesses to promoting tourism and downtowns.

Access to Capital

It takes money to get started, fuel growth and make ends meet, particularly in the early stages. Here’s a list of possible funding sources, including loans, Angels and Venture Capitalists.


Commerce produced materials covering access to capital, innovative ways to fund your company, a history of Washington State inventions and innovations, and more.