Business Impact NW

START YOUR BUSINESS

WITH ACCESS TO CAPITAL

BUSINESS COACHING

YOUR PERSONALIZED TOOL FOR SUCCESS

CLASSES & TRAININGS

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Small Business Financing

Your access to capital starts here. Powered by local credit unions, Business Impact NW is proud to offer business loans to qualified candidates. We believe that all business owners must have an equal opportunity to succeed, and our mission is to grow businesses that create jobs in underserved communities. Apply for a loan today by clicking the photo above, or take the first step by signing up for classes or counseling.

What We Do at Business Impact NW

Watch this informative video about what we do, who our clients are, and how work with them.
Still have questions? Explore our site, including our FAQ page, and feel free to Contact Us.
We're here to help you start or grow your small business.

Business Training

Business Impact NW offers workshops, seminars and courses designed to meet your business needs.
Course Descriptions & Course Calendar

Business Coaching

Open to anyone interested in business counseling, the Washington Women's Business Center and Veterans Business Outreach Center offer business coaching on a wide variety of topics, open to all aspiring or current entrepreneurs of any gender and regardless of prior military experience. To access the highly demanded one-on-one business coaching, after clients sign up they will be required to attend a Square One orientation session via webinar or in person. These SBA-funded programs are free and focus on at-need populations, but are open to any aspiring or established business owner.

IMPACT Pitch 2019

IMPACT Pitch is a chance for idea-phase, startup or existing businesses with a business idea or plan and a focus on positively impacting their communities, to win cash prizes totaling $30,000!
  • Video Voting Round: August 19
  • Tickets Available: August 19
  • Live Pitch Competition: September 19
  • Check out the Contest Rules & Application!
  • Visit our Event Page for more information

    Donate to Business Impact NW

    Small Business, Big Impact
    Business Impact NW is a proud nonprofit organization with a mission to grow businesses that create jobs in underserved communities. More small businesses means more jobs and more vibrant communities, and it all starts with you. Many aspiring small business owners need access to services and capital to get started: help us provide that assistance to women, veterans, communities of color, immigrants and LGBT.
    Make a donation today to help keep our services free to low cost, and accessible to everyone.

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