SPECIAL ASSISTANCE

Veterans

Score: Resources for Veteran Entreprenuers

Through providing training programs and online workshops, SCORE Resources for Veteran Entrpreneurs 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

Small Business Administration

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

Minorities

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

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

WEI serves to provide unprecedented access to the human, educational and financial capital critical to empowering early-stage company-building entrepreneurs, who just so happen to be women. While we recognize and diligently work to revolutionize the economic and social inequities faced by women business owners, we also stand firm in our belief that being a woman and an entrepreneur can mutually coexist, and marginalization based on gender must be minimized, in order for talent to be maximized.

84 Peachtree St. NE
11
th Floor
Atlanta, GA 300303

Nonprofits

Candid

Candid is a new organization formed by The Foundation Center and GuideStar, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations.

151 Ellis St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (646) 269-2531

The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia

The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia strengthens the communities they serve by providing leadership, addressing community needs and assisting individuals and organizations with their charitable giving. To date, the Community Foundation has granted out more than $100 million – impacting the arts, education, faith-based organizations, community service and health care.

6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy.
Duluth, GA 30097
Phone:  (770) 813-3380

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

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