Seattle’s Office of Economic Development offers access to a variety of programs and resources. For more information, contact:
Tina Vlasaty (206) 684-3348
Kris Effertz (206) 684-BIZZ
The Rainier Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of the businesses located in the Rainier Valley by providing networking opportunities for businesses and supporting the community at large.
The Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (CDF) is a catalyst for economic development that promotes the diversity and livability of the Rainier Valley. To achieve its mission, the CDF leverages its capital to increase community economic development opportunities for low- and moderate-income Rainier Valley residents; to stimulate or retain businesses or permanent jobs; or to create affordable housing.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers many great resources and tools that range from how to plan and start a business, to how to get out of one. A valuable resource!