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Resource Page for Loan Applicants

Free business advice on starting, planning financing, and growing a business:

Economic Development Council for Island County (EDC), has a wealth of useful links on their website http://www.iscoedc.com. 

Washington State Office of Regulatory Assistance Small Business Guide. Lots of information on planning, starting, running, and growing a business http://www.ora.wa.gov/business.asp

Business USA, a federal one-stop multi-agency resource for help in starting, expanding, and financing a small business http://www.business.usa.gov

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) free in-person (Seattle) counseling and online workshops, resources such as business plans and budgeting advice. http://www.score.org, or (206) 553-7320 for the Seattle office.

Washington State Small Business Development Centers http://www.wsbdc.org offers info and templates for business plans, loan proposals, etc. Free help is offered at the nearest centers to South Whidbey at Edmonds Community College and Port Townsend.

Small Business Administration http://www.sba.gov/training has free online courses in start-up basics, finance strategies, and more.

AARP and the SBA have tips and resources for entrepreneurs over 50 at http://www.aarp.org/startabusiness and http://www.sba.gov/content/50-entrepreneurs

Business plan templates:

  http://www.seattle.score.org/resources/tab_a

  http://www.wsbdc.gov/business-plans

Free Consultation to Help with Existing Business Plans:

Contact Bob and Emi Gunn:  206-920-1613; gunnbob1@gmail.com

State registration

Information on registering with the Washington State Office of Financial Institutions http://www.dfi.wa.gov/sd/smallbusiness.htm

WHIDBEY ISLAND LOCAL LENDING RESOURCES FOR POTENTIAL LENDERS

Information on regulations regarding private investments:

Securities and Exchange Commission http://www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/invclub.htm

Funding solicitation form:   http://www.dfi.wa.gov/sd/smallbusiness.htm

Information on “locavesting”:

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Person-to-Person Lending, by Curtis E. Arnold

Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity, by Michael Shuman

Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It, by Amy Cortese

Slow Money http://www.slowmoney.org ,and there’s a great article there, “Financing the New or Growing Enterprise: A Private Placement Primer” by John Friedman

Port Townsend (WA) Local Investment Opportunity Network (LION)       http://www.l2020.org

Whatcom Investing Network http://www.whatcominvesting.org

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