Veterans

Small Business Administration

SBA has gathered business resources for veterans including information on business plans, financing a business, and how to find a mentor.

Veteran Fast Launch Initiative

Through providing training programs and online workshops, SCORE is committed to helping veterans, service members and their families looking to start and grow small businesses with significant success.

233 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 1803
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 331-0121

Minorities

Atlanta Black Chamber

The ABC creates opportunities for its members in business, community and government. With over 100 activities each year, the ABC engages with over 5,000 individuals at various events throughout the nation.

Phone: (770) 485-1303
Email: connect@ambcc.org

Atlanta Business League

The Atlanta Business League fosters the growth, creation and development of business enterprises owned and managed by African-Americans through networking opportunities, seminars, technical assistance, and educational training opportunities.

931 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314
Phone: (404) 584-8126

Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council

The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GSMDC) certifies Minority Business Enterprise and offers an annual Business Opportunity Conference and Expo, which provides minority business owners with educational sessions and networking opportunities.

759 West Peachtree Street NE
Suite 107
Atlanta, GA. 30308
Phone: (404) 589-4929

Georgia Small Business Development Center Office of Minority Business Development

The Georgia Small Business Development Center Office of Minority Business Development provides special attention to the needs of minority entrepreneurs by identifying procurement opportunities, locating sources of capital, and supporting outreach efforts.

1180 E. Broad Street (Chicopee Complex)
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-6791

Russell Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship

The RCIE is designed to connect the next generation of minority entrepreneurs to the tools and relationships required to turn dreams into reality. It houses a 40,000-sq-ft small business center located in Atlanta’s historic Castleberry Hill for space for more than one hundred entrepreneurial companies. 

504 Fair St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Urban League of Greater Atlanta- Entrepreneurship Center

Through creating alliances and marshalling private and public resources, The Entrepreneurship Center (TEC) is designed to address the problem of inadequate minority business development in traditionally underserved or distressed communities.

229 Peachtree Street Northeast #300
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 659-1150

Women

ACE Women’s Center in Norcross

The ACE Women’s Business Center provides a full range of services for minorities or women at all stages of business planning, implementation, and growth. Services include long-term classes, seminars, workshops, and one-on-one counseling.  All courses are offered in both English and Spanish.

10 College Street NW
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (678) 335-5600

The Edge Connection Women’s Business Center

The Edge Connection offers counseling and classroom instruction for female entrepreneurs, specifically those who are moderate to low income, minorities, and veterans. They specialize in the delivery of best-practices in microenterprise and small business training, financial literacy, and support services.

Coles College of Business
3333 Busbee Drive, Suite 415
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
Phone: (470) 578-3228

Greater Women’s Business Council

The Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC) seeks to empower women business owners.  The GWBC provides a WBENC certification program for businesses owned by women and offers several networking events throughout the year for GWBC-certified business owners.

The Peachtree Building
1355 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 640
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (404) 846-3314

National Association of Women Business Owners

Boasting over 5,000 members, NAWBO provides support and resources to women entrepreneurs across all industries. Members can learn from other female entrepreneurs, develop business contacts, and participate in CEO roundtables.

6300 Powers Ferry Road Suite 600-247
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (678) 534-8092

Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative

Created in 2016, Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) is a City of Atlanta program providing 15 women business owners free office space and resources to grow their business to empower early stage company-building entrepreneurs.

Flatiron City 84 Peachtree St, 11th floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Email: info@weiatlanta.com
Phone: (404) 546-4065

Nonprofits

Foundation Center

The Foundation Center offers informational sessions about fundraising, proposal writing, and other useful skills. It has a vast library database of information about philanthropy and non-profits as well as a live librarian chat to answer any further questions.

133 Peachtree Street NE, Lobby
Suite 350
Atlanta, GA 30303-1804
Phone: (404) 880-0094
Email: onlinelibrarian@foundationcenter.org

The Georgia Center for Non-Profits

Through advocacy and education, the Georgia Center for Non-Profits works to create an environment that fosters the growth of nonprofit organizations. It offers “Non-Profit University,”, an on-site and online course designed to help non-profit professionals reach their potential, and the Non-Profit Consulting Group helps non-profits develop strategies to grow their organizations.

100 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 1500
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (678) 916-3000
Email: info@gcn.org

Hands on Atlanta

Hands on Atlanta is a volunteering database with over 40, 000 volunteers, offering varying levels of partnerships to non-profits in the Metro Atlanta area. For an annual fee, Hands on Atlanta offers training and professional development for non-profits and grants access to Hands on Connect, their cloud-based volunteer management system.

600 Means Street
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: (404) 979-2800
Email: info@handsonatlanta.org