Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization that serves Asian businesses, individual entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in the Delaware Valley.

City of Philadelphia

Official government homepage of the City of Philadelphia.

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia offers more than 70 associate's degree, certificate and continuing education programs.

Community First Fund

Community First Fund is a private, independent non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) whose mission is to provide capital in places where it is not usually available.

Community Legal Services

Community Legal Services provides free legal advice and representation to low income residents of Philadelphia.


ClariFI is a local non-profit agency that can help you take action to improve your credit, reduce debt, avoid foreclosure, save and make sure your financial life is on a healthy track.

Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship

The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University creates economic opportunities for women through entrepreneurial counseling, education and training.


DisabilityIN certifies disability-owned business enterprises, including service-disabled and veteran disability-owned businesses, and links them to organizations seeking to diversify their supply chains.

Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council

The mission of Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council is to stimulate and support economic development with minority-owned businesses (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American).

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia addresses critical issues facing Greater Philadelphia by providing impactful research, connecting diverse leaders, and advancing shared solutions.

Entrepreneur Works

Entrepreneur Works is a nonprofit organization that offers access to microloans, business training, and one-on-one guidance to hundreds of entrepreneurs each year, empowering small business owners from all walks of life to succeed, prosper, and build sustainable communities.

Free Library of Philadelphia

The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity.

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region.

Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting the advancement and economic growth of Hispanic businesses and professionals in the greater Philadelphia region.

Independence Business Alliance

The Independence Business Alliance provides opportunities, access and resources to LGBTQ+ professionals and allies in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service is the revenue service of the United States federal government responsible for collecting taxes and administering the Internal Revenue Code.

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The NGLCC is the exclusive, third-party certification body that verifies that eligible businesses are majority-owned by LGBT individuals, and subsequently grants Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) designation to such businesses as part of its LGBT Supplier Diversity Initiative.

Pennsylvania DBE Supportive Services/ ProRank Business Solutions

The DBE Supportive Services Center provides business development services to DBE firms to enable them to acquire the proficiency, experience and expertise necessary to compete on an equal basis, with non-DBE firms for federally-assisted PennDOT contracts and subcontracts.

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation

PIDC attracts, manages, and invests public and private resources in the clients, communities, and markets that energize Philadelphia’s economy.

Philadelphia VIP/ LawWorks

Philadelphia VIP leverages the powerful resources of the community to provide quality volunteer legal services and ensure access to justice for low-income Philadelphians.

Philadelphia Works, Inc.

Philadelphia Works, Inc. develops and manages smart workforce solutions that respond to business needs and increase economic opportunity for all Philadelphia residents.

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers provide a wide range of government contracting help — most free of charge! More than 300 local PTAC offices serve most areas of the country.

Riverside Center for Innovation

RCI is the leading and most comprehensive, full-service small business incubator, targeting women, minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, and other disadvantaged ventures in Southwestern Pennsylvania.


SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. Easily request a mentor to help you start, grow, or transition your business.

Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia is a community of local independent businesses that demonstrates the degree to which businesses can build profitable enterprises while serving community needs and protecting the environment.

Temple Legal Aid Office

The Temple Legal Aid Office provides free legal representation in civil law matters to qualifying, low-income, Philadelphia residents.

Temple University Small Business Development Center

Temple SBDC is an outreach center of the Fox School of Business and the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University that has served Philadelphia and the surrounding communities since 1983.

The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at Drexel University

The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic provides the legal services necessary to bring innovative ideas from conception to raising outside funding.

University of Pennsylvania Law Clinic

The Entrepreneurial Legal Clinic provides free transactional legal services to entrepreneurs. Through senior law students, we are able to service a limited number of entrepreneurial ventures.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

Venture Café Philadelphia

Venture Café Philadelphia, powered by the University City Science Center, connects a community of innovators through freely accessible high-impact programming.

WEConnect International

WEConnect International is a global network that connects women-owned businesses to qualified buyers around the world.

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The Welcoming Center is a nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia that promotes inclusive economic growth through immigrant integration.

Women's Opportunities Resource Center

The mission of WORC is to promote social and economic self-sufficiency primarily for economically disadvantaged women and their families.

Women Owned Law

Women Owned Law is a ground-breaking group created to connect and advance women legal entrepreneurs.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

WBENC provides the most widely recognized certification for women-owned businesses in the U.S.

YMCA of Philadelphia

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.