Links and Local Alliances

Gainesville has relationships with many local agencies, businesses and organizations. The following alliances help strengthen our services to small business clients in the community SMALL BUSINES DEVELOPMENT CENTER  Our local SBA loan experts GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Gainesville Area Innovation Network GAIN's mission is to encourage technology enterprises to start up and develop in the Gainesville area by providing them with support through networking and educational opportunities   Gainesville Area Women's Network  GAWN membership is open to all women in business and those businesses who serve women.  Great networking group.  Group sponsors the Displaced Homemaker's Program at Santa Fe Community College. Santa Fe Community College Center for Business educational courses for small business persons    Under the Economic Development tab:
Local Business Enterprise Directory online database of Gainesville businesses.
Under the Business Assistance tab:  Start up Assistance, etc.

Important State of Florida resources State of Florida information for business FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS   FLORIDA TRENDS WEB SITE FOR SMALL BUSINESS For connection to other SCORE Volunteers around Florida

NATIONAL Business Resources: