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Academy Neighborhood Association
Academy Neighborhood Association
To foster strong community ties, encourage neighborhood safety, support neighborhood assets, and promote appropriate economic growth.
3025 French Street
Erie, PA 16504
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Call or visit the website for more information.
ASSETS
ASSETS
- Learning Circles--Courses for prospective or early-stage entrepreneurs which teach the basics of starting a business and producing a business plan.
- Lending Circles--Microloan program which provides loans and technical assistance to groups of 10-15 entrepreneurs in each circle, who collectively guarantee the loans, mitigating the risk of lending to borrowers with limited collateral and credit history.
- Women's Business Center - In September 2015, we received an SBA grant to start a Women's Business Center. This center will expand on our current training programs as well as providing specific workshops, seminars and consulting for women-owned businesses.
- Women's Leadership Circles--An innovative program designed for women leaders to cultivate transformational leadership to impact life, business, community -- especially our lowest income communities.
- Social Enterprise Accelerator/Pitch Competition--highly regarded program for prospective social enterprises which provides business plan workshops, individual Technical Assistance, crowdfunding and mentorship.
- Measure What Matters - Program for established businesses to start to measure their social and environmental performance with the same rigor that they measure the financial bottom line.
24 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
BASE, Inc
BASE - Business Counseling

Provides business counseling services to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs throughout Lancaster County.
Programs:
- Small Business Development
Provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with one-on-one counseling
- Business Incubator
Facility that provides economical space, plus basic business support such as ongoing business consulting and technical assistance, conference room and shared copy and fax machines.
447 South Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Targets, but not limited to, low to moderate income individuals
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Chatham University Center for Women's Entrepreneurship (CWE)
Chatham Women's Business Center
Provides services geared specifically to women and underserved populations, minority entrepreneurs and veterans throughout Western PA. CWBC offers aspiring and existing business owners free business counseling, training programs, technical support and mentoring focused on business planning and financing, access to capital, federal contracting, and business expansion through international markets and exporting.
6585 Penn Avenue
Chatham Eastside
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Clinton County Economic Partnership
Clinton County Economic Partnership - Business Promotion
Promotes the economic interests of the Clinton County "Community." The Partnership was created to bring together all organizations providing economic development services. It connects local businesses with Clinton County's business, educational, and recreational diversity. Other benefits of membership include reduced fees for advertising in the Annual Membership Directory, Visitor’s Guide and County Map; priority given at EXPO; invitations to all events including Time Outs, Annual Dinner, Picnic and Holiday Party; sponsorship opportunities at all events; and much more.
212 North Jay Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Clinton County Economic Partnership
Clinton County Economic Partnership - Industrial and Commercial Development
The Clinton County Economic Partnership is the focal point for other state funding, including Machinery and Equipment low interest funding, Infrastructure Development Program grants and loans, and Opportunity grants. The Partnership also utilizes other state and federal funding, as well as the Clinton County Revolving Loan Fund and Clinton County Enterprise Zone funding avenues.
212 North Jay Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County - Consulting Services and Training
Provides consulting services and presentations to local employers regarding violence in the workplace and guidelines for protecting employees.
14 West 2nd Street
Media, PA 19063
Erie Downtown Partnership (EDP)
Erie Downtown Partnership (EDP)
Designed to revitalize Erie's downtown by improving its image, business climate, physical environment and design. Addresses downtown concerns: Economic Development, Design and Promotions.
140 East 5th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Eligibility: Call or visit the website for more information.
Hours: Call or visit the website for more information.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana University Small Business Development Center
Provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. From helping aspiring entrepreneurs turn ideas into products, services & businesses, to helping small firms expand, to providing the information every business person needs to make critical decisions.

Especially focused on helping 2nd stage growth businesses grow to their full potential.
664 Pratt Drive
Eberly College of Business and Informati
Indiana, PA 15705
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of Pittsburgh
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of Pittsburgh
Entrepreneurship education program for individuals who have a criminal record and are looking to start their own business. A 6 month program with approximately 40-50 hours of classroom and one on one training for participants. Click here to visit program website.
230 South Bouquet Street
Posvar Hall - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Eligibility: People with a criminal record who run a business or are interested in starting a business.
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
justCommunity
justCommunity - Project CARE Consultation Services
Consultation programs and services include:

Action planning;
Crisis management; Drug and alcohol prevention; Employee drug and alcohol policy development;
Employee substance abuse education;
Family dynamics of addiction and child abuse;
Fundraising development;
Leadership/management training and coaching; Loss and bereavement;
Meeting and retreat facilitation;
Program & curriculum development; Resiliency and asset building;
Safe and drug-free schools planning and development;
School security;
Shifting school and organizational culture; Staff development and motivation; Strategic planning;
Systematic assessment and implementation; Team building;
Threat assessment;
Violence and bullying prevention; Work process improvement;
Youth development
PO Box 258
Quakertown, PA 18951
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Offers a variety of membership benefits to Lebanon County business members. Promotes economic growth and prosperity for all businesses in the region and provides educational workshops, advocacy, networking, and events.
989 Quentin Road
Lebanon, PA 17042
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Lehigh University
SCORE
Provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs wanting to start or grow a small business.
125 Goodman Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Eligibility: Entrepreneurs who wish to start or grow a business
Hours: Weekdays, 8:15am to 4:45pm
Library System of Lancaster County
Duke Street Business Center
Staffed by professional business reference librarians, a one-stop source for authoritative and up-to-date business information including:
- current business print directories
- business books, videos and audio books available to loan
- current business magazines and newspapers
- Licensed business databases (many of which can be accessed remotely) and specialized websites

Also a source for authoritative and up-to-date resources for nonprofit management and fundraising including:
- Current print reference directories and resources
- Books on all facets of nonprofit startup and operation available to loan
- In-library access to the Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Grants to Individuals databases
125 North Duke Street
at Lancaster Public Library
Lancaster, PA 17602
Eligibility: Open to the public
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday and Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, closed
McKean County Economic Development Office
McKean County Economic Development Office
Providing economic development services to McKean County. Provides services to help retain and create employment opportunities in the county.
17137 Route 6
Smethport, PA 16749
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Additional Phone Numbers:
717-871-4723 - Graduate Studies
717-871-4950 - Human Resources
717-871-4371 - Migrant Education Program: For children of persons working in agriculture-related industries in Lancaster County. Includes tutoring, medical services, and a summer program
717-871-5990 - Small Business Institute (Dr. Michael Douglas - Professor of Management and Marketing): Provides consultation services to small businesses in the region

Summer Camps: Millersville University hosts a variety of summer programs on campus - Summer Science Training Program (SSTP)
717-871-4700 - Summer Camp - Music Camp
717-871-7600 - Summer Camp - Art Smarts Camp
717-871-7685 - Summer Camp - Baseball Camp
717-871-7154 - Summer Camp - World Language Camps
717-871-5735 - Summer Camp - Soccer Camp

717-871-7215 - Summer Camp - Technology & Engineering Camps: Science and math workshops for academically talented high school students
717-871-4292 - Summer Science Training program

717 871-4141 - Wellness and Women's program: Women's Center includes library resource center, support groups, and referral services
717-871-7561 - Lancaster Partnership Program: A pre-college mentoring program to prepare minority students from the School District of Lancaster for entrance to Millersville University
717-871-7551 - Alumni Services
717 871-7505 - Center for Politics & Public Affairs
717-871-5653 - Costume Shop
717-871-5627 - Steve DiGuiseppe - Destination Travel Coordinator - Destinations/MEDAL Fund Travel Program: University-sponsored travel programs
800-506-7447 x107 Cruisin'/Main Line Vacations - For reservations and information

- Also sponsors an annual Latino Celebration with various events, exhibits and speakers.
PO Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551
Eligibility: Varies with program
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Cente
A Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business.

MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers.

Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership.

Curriculum includes:
- Licensing procedures
- Zoning requirements
- Insurance requirements
- Sole proprietorship
- Partnership
- Corporations
- Franchising
- Marketing
- Patents, trademarks
- Application for grants
- Cash flow projections
- Financing your business
- How to write a business plan
- Recordkeeping
- Accounting procedures
- IRS tax requirements
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Center - Home Daycare
A Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business.

MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers.

Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership

Curriculum includes:
- Requirements needed to start a child daycare
- Resource and referral for subsidized childcare
- Resources and referral for subsidized food assistance
- Business and marketing planning
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Cente
The business incubator is a project to stimulate entrepreneurs in the successful creation of a new or emerging business.

Businesses are provided furnished office space in the MERC facility where they can conduct administrative duties and use conference room.

Technical assistance is provided on an as-needed basis.
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
NEPA Alliance - Government Contracting Assistance, PTAC
The PTAC serves as a liaison to help local companies, usually small businesses increase sales and growth for our regional economy. NEPA’s PTAC staff provides marketing and technical assistance to qualified, competitive companies who wish to bid on government contracts and also works with government agencies to help locate suppliers in the region.
Services involve:
-Registration and certification assistance
-Customized bid matching services
-Solicitation review and bid preparation assistance
-Sub-contracting assistance
-Electronic commerce and internet resources Networking -
opportunities
-One-on-one counseling and business outreach services
-Contract histories, specifications, standards and
regulations
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Eligibility: The NEPA Alliance PTAC program provides service to businesses in Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne counties.
Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
NEPA Alliance - Cooperative Purchasing Alliance
The NEPA Purchasing Alliance web site allows NEPA member organizations to record, to view and to determine pricing for their commodity requirements via the Internet. By using the site, users will have instant access to previous years’ estimates and the ability to enter data for their future purchases. NEPA encourages all member organizations to use this Internet tool to enter their estimated quantities. By using the Internet NEPA will significantly reduce the time involved for collecting, recording, tabulating and distributing the commodity requirements of each participating member while improve overall purchasing power. Only authorized personnel of member organizations will have access to their respective and secure web page and will not be able to view or modify records of other organizations.
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Eligibility: NEPA member organizations
Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
NEPA Alliance - Appalachian Regional Commission Grants
Represents a partnership at the federal, state, and local levels. Categories of service include Healthcare, Education and Training, Business Development and Entrepreneurship, Physical Infrastructure, Leadership Development and Civic Capacity.
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Eligibility: Governments, organizations and institutions seeking ARC grant assistance in the Appalachian region.
Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
Northwest Commission
Northwest Commission - Procurement Technical Assistance Center
A business tool that enables companies to more competitively pursue and obtain government work, including prime and subcontract work at the Federal, State and Local levels of government, by providing information, opportunities and technical assistance.
395 Seneca Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Call or visit the website for more information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
PA CareerLink
Labor Market Information - Cambria County CareerLink
Provide up-to-date information about local, domestic and international trade issues as well as industry and regional economic growth forecasts to help people who are initiating or operating businesses make informed decisions.
445 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
Eligibility: Services not limited to Cambria County residents. Pennsylvania residents may access any PA CareerLink.
Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday
Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Dauphin - Food Safety and Agricultural Entrepreneurship
Provides information in food safety, ServSafe classes, agricultural entrepreneurship, and food businesses.
1451 Peters Mount Road
Dauphin, PA 17018
Eligibility: Anyone
Penn-Northwest Development Corporation
Penn-Northwest Development Corporation - Business Assistance Services
Dedicated to improving the community and the quality of life through new investment and new job creation. Provides for or assists in the retention and expansion of the existing, value added, economic base. Attraction of new business and industrial investment. Coordination and provision of loan packaging, marketing support services, and low cost financing.
Conducts, supports, and integrates programs and resources.
3580 Innovation Way
Suite 200
Hermitage, PA 16148
Eligibility: Call or visit website for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Bucknell University
*COVID-19 UPDATES* - Business consultatnts are available by phone or Zoom to help yor buisness.
Email sbdc@bucknell.edu or call 570-577-1249. We check messages regularly.
COVID-19 Small Business FAQ & Resources at website https://pasbdc.org/services/continuity/disruptions-recovery

The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center provides no cost confidential consulting to entrepreneurs and small businesses. One-on-one consulting emphasizes education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. Assists parties in investigating a business model, developing a business plan, or seeking to innovate and grow business.
Bucknell University Small Business Devel
112 Dana Engineering Building
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Hours: Weekdays, 8 am - 4 pm
Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
Hispanic Corporation
The Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation (PHDC) is a community development corporation that focusesxon racial equity in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Provides services to improve the lives of Hispanics in the region, increase the Hispanic population, support existing and new Hispanic businesses, and increase Hispanic investment in the region.
1555 Broadway Avenue
Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Businesses
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small - Dauphin
Educational seminars, counseling and on-site support is offered to small business owners. Membership of retired business professionals who are expert in areas of inventory control, working capital, personnel, location, marketing, business plans, etc.
3211 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Eligibility: Anyone contemplating or active in small business
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Businesses
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Businesses - Lancaster-Lebanon
Educational seminars, counseling and on-site support is offered to small business owners. Membership of retired business professionals who are expert in areas of inventory control, working capital, personnel, location, marketing, business plans, etc.
313 West Liberty Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Anyone contemplating or active in small business
South of South Neighborhood Association
South of South Neighborhood Association
Provides OHCD (Office of Housing and Community Development) approved housing counseling.
1901 Washington Avenue
Unit B
Philadelphia, PA 19146
TREHAB
Small Business/ CARES -Small Business Assistance Program - Susquehanna County
SMALL BUSINESS/CARES ACT
Small Business Assistance Program
-Small Business Assistance Available
-Eligible small businesses may apply for Rental, Mortgage and Utility Assistance.
-Profit and Non Profit Businesses
-Employ 1-5- employees
Susquehanna County Commissioners are partnering with Trehab and Progress Authority to help small businesses in Susquehanna County.
For information please call Trehab at 570-278-5240 or info@trehab.org
http://www.susqco.com/Dept/EMA/Pages/COVID-19-Resources.aspx

36 Public Avenue
Montrose, PA 18801
Eligibility: Small businesses in Susquehanna County.
Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg - Working Order
Promotes entrepreneurship and other employment opportunities for people with disabilities or other barriers to employment. Services include: business coaching, feasibility studies, writing business plans, shared office space and equipment as well as access to sales, marketing, and technical assistance, referral sources and community mentors for member entrepreneurs. Monthly networking events include a Brown Bag Lunch for entrepreneurs and a Disability Resource Breakfast for service providers and individuals with disabilities.
1650 Main Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities who are interested in starting a business
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry
Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry - Estimated Disaster Economic Injury
Any business affected by COVID-19 may potentially receive assistance once the emergency is over.
308 Market Street
Warren, PA 16365
Eligibility: Call for information.
Hours: Call for information.
Womens Opportunities Resource Center
Womens Opportunities Resource Center - Self-Employment Training
Provides individuals that have a business idea and possess transferable skills, or owners of existing part-time businesses, or those with fewer than 12 months of business operations the opportunity to take their business to the next level. The Start Smart business model employs next level marketing and formal business structures incorporated into a highly developed written business plan. Successful graduates will have developed and implemented legal business operations and are invited to participate in the WORC micro-loan program.

- Six week program, meets two times per week
- Days and evenings
- Covers business plan development, marketing, management and financing for Start-up and existing businesses
- Successful participants will have completed a business plan, met all of the local, state and federal requirements and be participating in actual business operations
- Helps participants evaluate, refine and develop their "micro" business by preparing a written business plan, including sections on marketing, operations and financials
2010 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Zonta Club of Warren
Zonta Club of Warren
Provides scholarships for non-traditional students and supports numerous nonprofit organization relating to Zonta's mission.
Business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.
PO Box 335
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Call for more information.
Academy Neighborhood Association
Academy Neighborhood Association
ASSETS
ASSETS
BASE, Inc
BASE - Business Counseling
Chatham University Center for Women's Entrepreneurship (CWE)
Chatham Women's Business Center
Clinton County Economic Partnership
Clinton County Economic Partnership - Business Promotion
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County - Consulting Services and Training
Erie Downtown Partnership (EDP)
Erie Downtown Partnership (EDP)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana University Small Business Development Center
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of Pittsburgh
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of Pittsburgh
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Lehigh University
SCORE
Library System of Lancaster County
Duke Street Business Center
McKean County Economic Development Office
McKean County Economic Development Office
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Cente
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
NEPA Alliance - Government Contracting Assistance, PTAC
Northwest Commission
Northwest Commission - Procurement Technical Assistance Center
PA CareerLink
Labor Market Information - Cambria County CareerLink
Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Dauphin - Food Safety and Agricultural Entrepreneurship
Penn-Northwest Development Corporation
Penn-Northwest Development Corporation - Business Assistance Services
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Bucknell University
Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
Hispanic Corporation
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Businesses
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small - Dauphin
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Businesses
SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Businesses - Lancaster-Lebanon
South of South Neighborhood Association
South of South Neighborhood Association
TREHAB
Small Business/ CARES -Small Business Assistance Program - Susquehanna County
Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg - Working Order
Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry
Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry - Estimated Disaster Economic Injury
Womens Opportunities Resource Center
Womens Opportunities Resource Center - Self-Employment Training
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