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Nature Coast Business Development Council of Levy County


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We can assist you with developing business plans, obtaining grants and other funding, and potentially get you tax credits for your new or expanding business.


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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

SCORE Nature Coast, FL

SCORE Nature Coast, FL consists of 25 volunteers with varying backgrounds from small business owners to corporate. We are eager to provide FREE mentoring to businesses in Citrus and Levy Counties in Florida.
Business License, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Funding / Financial, Hiring, Importing & Exporting, International Trade

Williston Area Chamber of Commerce

Benefits to becoming a member of this dynamic business organization are: business promotion, referrals, exposure in our brochure rack at the Chamber office, networking opportunities, relationship building, website advertising, press releases and more.
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida

We provide potential and existing business owners with confidential consulting and training in all aspects of business management and growth. Experienced consultants help business owners develop strategies to increase sales, create jobs and improve profitability.
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

North Florida Economic Development Partnership

The North Florida Economic Development Partnership, its member organizations, and the State of Florida offer an array of valuable programs and services for companies wanting to locate or relocate to North Central Florida. In addition, we serve existing companies and businesses seeking to expand in the North Florida region.
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation

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

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

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

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion

Business services, provided to local employers at no charge, include job candidate screening, recruiting and assessments; exclusive hiring events and job fairs; customized employee training programs; outplacement services; labor market information; and financial incentives and tax credit information.
Education & Training, Hiring

Florida High Tech Corridor Council | The Corridor

A 23-county region spanning from Florida’s Sun Coast to Space Coast, The Corridor is a place where research and innovation thrive. Chaired by presidents of the University of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF), the Florida High Tech Corridor Council drives progress in the region. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow high tech industry and the workforce to support it. We envision a 23-county Florida High Tech Corridor region with a high-wage, high-value economy that leads the nation and world in technology invention and innovation.
Funding / Financial

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 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

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

Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce

As a member you'll increase your exposure and marketing opportunities, get connected and informed through networking events and collaborate with the community.
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce

We represent a large number of the area's businesses from home-based businesses to larger enterprises. We continue to look for new opportunities to help our members prosper! Chamber Membership offers area businesses a chance to network with their peers and to give back to the community
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

Idea Stage

What do you need help with?

SCORE Nature Coast, FL

SCORE Nature Coast, FL consists of 25 volunteers with varying backgrounds from small business owners to corporate. We are eager to provide FREE mentoring to businesses in Citrus and Levy Counties in Florida.
Business License, Business Plan, Coaching & Mentorship, Funding / Financial, Hiring, Importing & Exporting, International Trade

Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida

We provide potential and existing business owners with confidential consulting and training in all aspects of business management and growth. Experienced consultants help business owners develop strategies to increase sales, create jobs and improve profitability.
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

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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.

What do you need help with?

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 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

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?

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

Williston Area Chamber of Commerce

Benefits to becoming a member of this dynamic business organization are: business promotion, referrals, exposure in our brochure rack at the Chamber office, networking opportunities, relationship building, website advertising, press releases and more.
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

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

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

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion

Business services, provided to local employers at no charge, include job candidate screening, recruiting and assessments; exclusive hiring events and job fairs; customized employee training programs; outplacement services; labor market information; and financial incentives and tax credit information.
Education & Training, Hiring

Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce

As a member you'll increase your exposure and marketing opportunities, get connected and informed through networking events and collaborate with the community.
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce

We represent a large number of the area's businesses from home-based businesses to larger enterprises. We continue to look for new opportunities to help our members prosper! Chamber Membership offers area businesses a chance to network with their peers and to give back to the community
Business Development, Education & Training, Networking

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.

What do you need help with?

North Florida Economic Development Partnership

The North Florida Economic Development Partnership, its member organizations, and the State of Florida offer an array of valuable programs and services for companies wanting to locate or relocate to North Central Florida. In addition, we serve existing companies and businesses seeking to expand in the North Florida region.
Available Buildings & Sites, Business Expansion and/or Relocation

Florida High Tech Corridor Council | The Corridor

A 23-county region spanning from Florida’s Sun Coast to Space Coast, The Corridor is a place where research and innovation thrive. Chaired by presidents of the University of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF), the Florida High Tech Corridor Council drives progress in the region. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow high tech industry and the workforce to support it. We envision a 23-county Florida High Tech Corridor region with a high-wage, high-value economy that leads the nation and world in technology invention and innovation.
Funding / Financial

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

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

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