Minority and Women-Owned Business Partners
Arkansas Capital Corporation
Arkansas Capital Corporation is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, with a variety of financing options to assist small businesses and non-profits achieve their objectives.
Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center
The Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps small and large Arkansas based companies that would like to sell their goods or services to federal, state or local government agencies navigate the government procurement process.
Arkansas Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Arkansas District Office provides loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions, and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is a university-based economic development program that assists entrepreneurs, both new and seasoned, with every aspect of business creation, management, and operation.
Arkansas Women’s Business Center
The Arkansas Women’s Business Center provides training and technical assistance, access to capital services and counseling for existing and future Arkansas women business owners.
Communities Unlimited is a non-profit organization delivering small business services and helping communities become self-sufficient by focusing on emerging technology and trends in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Conexion de Negocios
2250 W Sunset Avenuee Suite 7&8 Springdale, AR 72764.
Conexión de Negocios (CNL) aims to provide leadership, networking, and support for the success of Latino businesses by providing resources, information and education while promoting the awareness of our culture. We have four main pillars which are to promote, educate, connect and support.
Innovate Arkansas works with new, technology-based entrepreneurs to turn inventions and high-tech concepts into viable businesses.
Office of State Procurement
The Office State Procurement’s website allows business owners to search for existing contracts or enter new contracts/amendments with the State of Arkansas.
The Venture Center
The Venture Center is focused on facilitating the grassroots growth of entrepreneurial activity in Central Arkansas through the establishment of startup acceleration, corporate innovation and technical training programs.