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.

Short Reads

Articles, videos and presentations covering a range of topics, from crisis planning and financing to entrepreneurship and growth strategies. Good stuff throughout!

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 veteran business owners and entrepreneurs.


The Department of Commerce has created some very helpful publications for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Best of all, they are FREE!

Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

From natural disasters to a simple robbery, a crisis is not a matter of if, but when.¬†We’ll show you how to prepare for the inevitable and when disaster does strike, how to recovery quickly with a little planning.

Angels & VCs

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

Grants & Loans

Local, regional and federal grant and loan opportunities to fuel your efforts to grow the economy and your business.

Work Spaces

A directory of coworking space, maker spaces, incubators and accelerators in Washington State.


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