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
www.sbdc.unf.edu SMALL BUSINES DEVELOPMENT CENTER Our local SBA loan experts
www.gainesvillechamber.com GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
www.gain-net.org 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
www.gawn.org 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. http://admin.sfcc.edu/~ce/prod.html Santa Fe Community College Center for Business educational courses for small business persons
http://www.cityofgainesville.org 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
www.myflorida.com/portal/Business State of Florida information for business
www.sunbiz.org FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF CORPORATIONS
http://www.FloridaSmallBusiness.com FLORIDA TRENDS WEB SITE FOR SMALL BUSINESS
www.scoreflorida.org For connection to other SCORE Volunteers around Florida
NATIONAL Business Resources: