Davis County Economic Development
Incentives, advice and mentorships are all on the table as part of a vigorous push by Davis County Economic Development to encourage business development and new jobs, whether it be for a new entrepreneur or an established company looking to expand. Get an idea of the range of help at www.co.davis.ut.us/economic-development/business-incentives, call 801-451-3279 or visit the office at 61 S. Main St., Suite 304, Farmington, UT 84024.
Weber Economic Development Partnership
The Weber E.D.P. is a facilitator between resources and incentives and those who want to establish or grow a business within the 15 cities and the unincorporated areas of Weber County. Find out more at www.webercountyutah.gov/weberedp or call 801-399-8414. Their mailing address is 2380 Washington Blvd., Suite 250, Ogden, UT 84401.
Utah Small Business Development Center
The Utah Small Business Development Center network provides evaluation and guidance by knowledgeable advisers for those looking to start a business. Visit https://utahsbdc.org for more information, or call 801-626-7232 (Ogden) or 801-593-2115 (Kaysville).
Northfront Business Resource Center
The Northfront Business Resource Center at Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville helps entrepreneurs with support and assistance in developing new ventures. Visit www.datc.edu/northfrontbrc or call 801-593-2500 for more information.
U.S. Small Business Administration
The federal Small Business Administration, www.sba.gov, has information about loans and grants, starting and managing a business, contracting and local assistance. More information is available at www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3154.
In 2011, President Barack Obama ordered the creation of BusinessUSA, a one-stop platform for small businesses to get the services they need to make good hires and to grow. The service now offers more than 200 online classes, videos and chat transcripts, as well as information on how to start a business, obtain financing, look into exporting, expand, find opportunities, learn about health care changes, be aware of taxes and credits, get help with hires, and ferret out regulations and green opportunities. BusinessUSA is especially interested in increasing ownership among veterans, women, the socially and economically disadvantaged, Native Americans and Alaska Natives.