American Financial Solutions: American Financial Solutions is a non-profit that offers credit counseling, financial education and debt management services that put people in control of their financial success.
Bank On Seattle – King County Free Classes & Seminars: Bank On has partnered with local nonprofit organizations to offer a wealth of free financial education classes.
Community Capital Development: CCD promotes lending and economic opportunities to under-served populations. Provides small business consulting services, training and networking. CCD operates three Women’s Business Centers (Washington Business Center, the South Sound Washington Business Center and the Northwest Women’s Business Center), Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), and the Washington Statewide Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC).
CommunityEnterprise: CommunityEnterprise offers accessible and affordable “first step” entrepreneurship training, one-on-one consulting and other support, empowering people in low-wealth and underserved communities to start and grow profitable small businesses sustainably connected to a local, living economy. Through entrepreneurship, our clients are pursuing individual financial self-sufficiency and becoming leaders in building sustainable wealth and resilience in their communities.
Enterprise for Equity: Headquartered in Olympia, Enterprise for Equity is a community supported nonprofit that helps people with limited incomes start and sustain small businesses.
Evergreen Business Capital: Evergreen Business Captial is a non-profit that acts as an intermediary for federal and alternative loan programs to help create jobs and stimulate growth. Evergreen is authorized to administer the 504 loan program by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Mercy Corps Northwest: Mercy Corps NW works to assist motivated low-income individuals to impove their lives through starting or expanding a small business. They offer a range of services, including seminars and small business loans.
The Metropolitan Development Council: MDC is a non-profit providing high quality services to Tacoma / Pierce County residents. Its mission is to promote self-sufficiency and remove individuals and families from poverty. MDC operates over 38 distinct programs, including economic and career development. MDC staff provides comprehensive and individualized attention to clients who may need assistance in more than one area of their life.
StartZone: StartZone helps South King County residents achieve financial self-sufficiency by providing accessible and affordable training, consulting and other support for building small businesses that are bankable, profitable and sustainably connected to the local economy.
Washington Access Fund: The Washington Access Fund (formerly WATF) is a Seattle-based nonprofit that provides low-interest loans to help Washington residents with disabilities obtain the technologies and business equipment they need to live independently and to succeed at school, at work, at play and in the community.