Small Business Administration www.sba.gov
The Small Business Administration is a government agency that provides support for entrepreneurs and small businesses. The mission of the Small Business Administration is "to maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters."
Nearby offices are located in Cle Elum, Wenatchee and Yakima.
Kittitas County Chamber Small Business Development Center (SBDC) www.kittitascountychamber.com/sbdc
SBDC advisors provide no-cost advising on all phases of small business development. Other services of the Washington SBDC include no-cost or low-cost workshops on a variety of business topics and customized market research services.
Enterprise Challenge Business Plan Competition www.kittitascountychamber.com/enterprisechallenge/
The Enterprise Challenge is an annual business plan competition for new and emerging companies in Yakima and Kittitas Counties. The grand prize is $10,000. The 2021 competition runs from January 7, 2021 through March 11, 2021.