Cleveland Plus Business
The City of Fairview Park is part of Cleveland Plus – Northeast Ohio’s 18-county business growth region with an almost $200 billion economy, four million people, and two million workers. Learn why Cleveland Plus is an ideal location for business location and expansion.
Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE)
COSE is Greater Cleveland’s largest small business support organization and provides cost-effective group purchasing programs, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues, and networking and educational resources to help Northeast Ohio’s small businesses grow.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
This program, a partnership between Goldman Sachs and Cuyahoga Community College, is a practical business management education program designed to help small business owners with limited resources develop the skills and a tailored plan to grow their company. Each business owner selected for the program receives a scholarship to cover program tuition and materials.
Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network
SBDCs provide no-cost, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling for businesses that will or currently employ fewer than 500 employees. Additional services include training, e-counseling, quality-based assessments, technical assistance, loan packaging guidance, and information on federal, state, and local regulations and programs.
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State of Ohio Business Portal
The 1st Stop Business Connection is the easiest way to learn about starting and operating a business in Ohio. It provides free state-level information needed to get started or continue on your entrepreneurial journey.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA is an independent agency of the federal government created to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA works to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, preserve free competitive enterprise, and maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
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