Small Business Resources
Learn the steps to start and grow a small business at USA.gov’s Small Business website. The platform features hand-picked government websites helpful to small business owners. Learn about business taxes and incentives, financing a business, importing and exporting, federal government contracting, state business resources and more. The website also provides information on a wide range of programs and services to help veterans, women, minorities and the economically disadvantaged start or grow a business.
Greater Spokane Inc.
More than 1,200 member-investors fund greater Spokane Inc., among them Washington state, Spokane County and the cities of Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Cheney, Airway Heights and Medical Lake, which pool forces and resources for regional economic development. The Greater Spokane Inc. website provides a wealth of information and sources of assistance for entrepreneurs who wish to build a business in the area.
Spokane Business & Development
Spokane’s Business & Development website has information on commercial permits and codes, incentive programs and resources for businesses that wish to operate within the city.
Washington Small Business
The Washington Small Business Development Center offers small business resources and workshops for those looking to start a business. Visit the center’s location in Spokane at 1235 N. Post St., Suite 201. Call 509-358-7892/7893 for more information.