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Broaden Your Network by Joining the Brown County Chamber of

The Brown County Chamber of Commerce strives to be your business
resource. In addition to access to its members, the Chamber can guide you to
federal, state, and local organizations that support business development in
our community. Some resources include:

ABCAP Business Development Department

The Adams Brown Counties Economic Opportunities Inc. (ABCAP), is
pleased to offer a Microbusiness program through its Business Development
Department. The Microbusiness Program offers aspiring entrepreneurs the
opportunity to make their dream become a reality by offering a business plan
class, a variety of computer classes, financial literacy classes, one-on-one
training, technical assistance and small business loans.

For more information, contact Lisa Tumbleson-Davis at 937.378.6041
ext 238.

Minority Business Accelerator

The Cincinnati Chamber accelerates the development of sizable
minority businesses and strengthens and expands the regional minority
entrepreneurial community through our Minority Business Accelerator. The
mission of the Minority Business Accelerator is to expand the minority
entrepreneurial community in our region. The Accelerator provides
individually-tailored advisory support and coaching to help Minority Business
Enterprises (MBEs) acquire the things they need to excel:  A strong business strategy, access to
capital, and connections within corporate organizations.

For more information, contact

Ohio Department of Transportation’s Division of Jobs &

The Division of Jobs & Commerce is a rapid-response team
dedicated to helping Ohioans go to work by providing transportation
infrastructure and project management assistance to the State’s businesses and
communities. Our Regional Managers are experienced economic development and
transportation professionals with proven track records of success. Our
streamlined process works at the speed of business to enable transportation
projects with job retention or expansion impacts to be quickly qualified,
reviewed, and executed.

For more information, contact

Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American
dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to
small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as
the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

For more information, contact

Small Business Development Center

Working in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration
(SBA) and the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA), the Ohio Small Business
Development Center (SBDC) at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce provides financial
analysis, business planning, strategic planning, technical assistance,
information about federal, state and local small business assistance programs,
loan packaging assistance, cash flow analysis, business start-up seminars,
marketing, social media and other workshops. We are not limited by geographic
territory or chamber membership.

For more information, contact


For over 50 years, SCORE has
served as America’s premier source of free business mentoring and education. As
a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has
helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and
educational resources since 1964. With SCORE, you are not alone on your
business journey.

For more information, contact

US Department of Agriculture Rural Development

Welcome to USDA Rural Development. We are committed to helping
improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Our business programs
provide financial backing and technical assistance to stimulate business
creation and growth. The programs work through partnerships with public and
private community-based organizations and financial institutions to provide
financial assistance, business development, and technical assistance to rural

For more information, contact

Whether you are looking for strategic planning, computer literacy
classes, or a business mentor, the Brown County Chamber of Commerce is your
local resource to start, grow, or expand your business.