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Jackson County

Resource Agencies in Jackson County

All Stages

African American Entrepreneurs Association

Our mission is to create and nurture a team of like-minded African American entrepreneurs and supporters within our communities by establishing structure, accountability, and utilization of our personal and professional experiences to help one another grow economically, socially, and professionally while mentoring and using these life experiences to provide resources and professional education to aspiring entrepreneurs.
Business Development, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Networking

CareerSource Chipola

CareerSource Chipola is dedicated to helping the employers and citizens of Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington Counties looking for employment. We work to connect local businesses with qualified employees, provide access to a statewide database of job openings, offer quick links to the most up-to-date job market research, assist with resume writing and interviewing techniques and offer educational workshops to sharpen job search skills.
Education & Training, Hiring

Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida recruits new business to the state, and works to retain and expand existing industry and business. We provide site selection services, demographic information, incentive information and much more.
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation

Florida Division of Corporations | Sunbiz

Our activities include a variety of business entity filings, trade and service mark registrations, federal lien recordings, judgment lien filings, uniform commercial code financing statements, fictitious name registrations, notary commissions, and cable and video service franchises.
Business License

Florida Economic Development Council

Since 1964, the Florida Economic Development Council has promoted economic development throughout the state of Florida. Today we are its primary resource for developing economic development professionals, issues education, networking, and recognition of excellence among members of the profession. 500+ professionals count on FEDC to educate, advocate, and connect on their behalf.
Networking

Florida Medical Manufacturers Association

The Florida Medical Manufacturers Consortium (FMMC) is a state-wide association of medical device firms, that exists to unite, promote and grow our industry.
Business Development, Education & Training, Manufacturing, Networking

Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida

Motivated entrepreneurs and emerging business owners have access to our team of experienced and credentialed business consultants and specialists to help accelerate business growth and expansion. Our consultants bring local businesses access to a network of state and national experts and resources needed to compete in today's global marketplace.
Business Development, Business License, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Government Contracting, Importing & Exporting

Florida Venture Forum

The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member organization that helps entrepreneurs obtain funding through education, strategic partnering and effective networking. The Forum's educational programs provide in-depth information on topics such as raising debt and equity capital, human resources, finance, management, term sheet negotiation, valuations, marketing and R&D.
Awards & Recognition, Business Development, Funding / Financial, Networking

Florida’s Great Northwest

The mission of FGNW is “to market and brand the 12-county Northwest Florida region as a globally competitive location for business and to work with regional partners to recruit new jobs and investment throughout Northwest Florida.”
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation

FloridaMakes

FloridaMakes is a nonprofit that works with individual manufacturing companies, to deliver company-centric service with bottom-line results, designed to: help you expand your market opportunities; adopt best practices, advanced technologies and training, and make the best use of existing public and private state and national resources available to enhance and further your company's growth.
Manufacturing

GrowFL

We provide strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth through Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring. We help companies overcome obstacles to growth and lead them towards prosperity.
Awards & Recognition, Business Development, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Government Contracting, Importing & Exporting, Manufacturing

Harvard Business School Club of South Florida Alumni Angels

The Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of South Florida is a volunteer based angel investor group that seeks to support and enrich the local startup ecosystem. Through a structured process of sourcing, screening, and pitch events, members are exposed to a variety of early stage ventures seeking funding and mentorship.
Funding / Financial

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of Jackson County, Florida, so that its citizens and its business community shall prosper and enjoy the benefits of livable communities, a healthy economy, and a high quality of living. The Chamber shall seek to ensure the thriving economy through a program of relevant member services, active business advocacy, and effective government relations.
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council

The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council exists to strengthen the economic competitiveness of the region’s manufacturers by acting as a single voice to address common interests. The mission of the Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council is to strengthen the economic competitiveness of the region’s manufacturers by acting as a single voice to address common interests.
Education & Training, Manufacturing, Networking

Opportunity Florida

Opportunity Florida can be a valuable benefit in helping your business succeed. We strive to provide the connectivity, resources, knowledge and leverage to help make things happen for your business. In short, our goal is to create "opportunities" for our regional businesses and workers.
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation, Education & Training, Funding / Financial

Prospera

We specialize in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business. We offer a variety of services especially designed for Hispanic small business owners, to empower them through training, consulting, grants and access to capital.
Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Importing & Exporting

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Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida

Motivated entrepreneurs and emerging business owners have access to our team of experienced and credentialed business consultants and specialists to help accelerate business growth and expansion. Our consultants bring local businesses access to a network of state and national experts and resources needed to compete in today's global marketplace.
Business Development, Business License, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Government Contracting, Importing & Exporting

Prospera

We specialize in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business. We offer a variety of services especially designed for Hispanic small business owners, to empower them through training, consulting, grants and access to capital.
Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Importing & Exporting

Formation Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to forming your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea stage. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

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African American Entrepreneurs Association

Our mission is to create and nurture a team of like-minded African American entrepreneurs and supporters within our communities by establishing structure, accountability, and utilization of our personal and professional experiences to help one another grow economically, socially, and professionally while mentoring and using these life experiences to provide resources and professional education to aspiring entrepreneurs.
Business Development, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Networking

Launching Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to launching your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea and Formation stages. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

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Florida Division of Corporations | Sunbiz

Our activities include a variety of business entity filings, trade and service mark registrations, federal lien recordings, judgment lien filings, uniform commercial code financing statements, fictitious name registrations, notary commissions, and cable and video service franchises.
Business License

Florida Venture Forum

The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member organization that helps entrepreneurs obtain funding through education, strategic partnering and effective networking. The Forum's educational programs provide in-depth information on topics such as raising debt and equity capital, human resources, finance, management, term sheet negotiation, valuations, marketing and R&D.
Awards & Recognition, Business Development, Funding / Financial, Networking

Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council

The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council exists to strengthen the economic competitiveness of the region’s manufacturers by acting as a single voice to address common interests. The mission of the Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council is to strengthen the economic competitiveness of the region’s manufacturers by acting as a single voice to address common interests.
Education & Training, Manufacturing, Networking

Growing Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to growing your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea, Formation, and Launching stages. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

What do you need help with?

CareerSource Chipola

CareerSource Chipola is dedicated to helping the employers and citizens of Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington Counties looking for employment. We work to connect local businesses with qualified employees, provide access to a statewide database of job openings, offer quick links to the most up-to-date job market research, assist with resume writing and interviewing techniques and offer educational workshops to sharpen job search skills.
Education & Training, Hiring

Florida Medical Manufacturers Association

The Florida Medical Manufacturers Consortium (FMMC) is a state-wide association of medical device firms, that exists to unite, promote and grow our industry.
Business Development, Education & Training, Manufacturing, Networking

FloridaMakes

FloridaMakes is a nonprofit that works with individual manufacturing companies, to deliver company-centric service with bottom-line results, designed to: help you expand your market opportunities; adopt best practices, advanced technologies and training, and make the best use of existing public and private state and national resources available to enhance and further your company's growth.
Manufacturing

GrowFL

We provide strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth through Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring. We help companies overcome obstacles to growth and lead them towards prosperity.
Awards & Recognition, Business Development, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Education & Training, Government Contracting, Importing & Exporting, Manufacturing

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of Jackson County, Florida, so that its citizens and its business community shall prosper and enjoy the benefits of livable communities, a healthy economy, and a high quality of living. The Chamber shall seek to ensure the thriving economy through a program of relevant member services, active business advocacy, and effective government relations.
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

Opportunity Florida

Opportunity Florida can be a valuable benefit in helping your business succeed. We strive to provide the connectivity, resources, knowledge and leverage to help make things happen for your business. In short, our goal is to create "opportunities" for our regional businesses and workers.
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation, Education & Training, Funding / Financial

Optimizing Stage

We’ve selected the agencies below as being important to optimizing your business; however, you should still review agencies categorized for the Idea, Formation, Launching, and Growing stages. Agencies are categorized at the point of recommended introduction in the business cycle.

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Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida recruits new business to the state, and works to retain and expand existing industry and business. We provide site selection services, demographic information, incentive information and much more.
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation

Florida Economic Development Council

Since 1964, the Florida Economic Development Council has promoted economic development throughout the state of Florida. Today we are its primary resource for developing economic development professionals, issues education, networking, and recognition of excellence among members of the profession. 500+ professionals count on FEDC to educate, advocate, and connect on their behalf.
Networking

Florida’s Great Northwest

The mission of FGNW is “to market and brand the 12-county Northwest Florida region as a globally competitive location for business and to work with regional partners to recruit new jobs and investment throughout Northwest Florida.”
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation

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