Business ownership offers flexibility
Having your own small business allows you the freedom and flexibility you’ve always dreamed of. The Florida SBDC at USF provides resources to help minority-owned businesses grow and succeed. From registering your business to going after your first contract as a certified minority-owned business, our certified business consultants are here to help you grow your business.
Our expert consultants at the Florida SBDC at USF can assist you with:
- becoming a certified, minority-owned business
- government contracting
- growth acceleration services
- import/export plans
- marketing strategies
- capital access
- low-cost training seminars
All of these services are available through no-cost, confidential consulting.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there grants available for minority-owned businesses?
Typically, grants go to non-profit social service, larger research and educational institutions. However, there are minority-specific loans available through a variety of organizations. Schedule an appointment with a finance consultant today to find out more.
What resources are available for woman-owned small businesses?
There are many resources available for minorities, including the Small Business Administration. There are also many variations of Chambers of Commerce available throughout the Tampa Bay area to serve minority-owned businesses, offering a wealth of networking opportunities.