Resources and Related Links
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses, through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations.
South Florida District Office – 100 S. Biscayne Blvd 7th Floor ▪ Miami, FL 33131 ▪ (305) 536-5521
SCORE – SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years.
Local Chapter – South Broward SCORE – 6565 Taft Street Suite 403▪ Hollywood, FL 3302 ▪ (954) 966-8415
BROWARD COUNTY – Office of Economic and Small Business Development – The Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development provides technical support in various forms to businesses and non-profit organizations. This technical support can be through internship/co-op programs between local universities and business needs, and assistance with grants and incentive information. New and existing businesses can inquire upon applications for bonds and other financial assistance programs that could help businesses grow, as well as grant information to aid in the implementation or expansion of the business.
Office Information – 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room A-680 ▪ Fort Laud., FL 33312 ▪ (954) 357-6155
Broward County Health Department – http://browardchd.org/environmental.aspx
Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division – http://www.broward.org/RecordsTaxesTreasury/TaxesFees/Pages/LocalBusinessTaxes.aspx
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services – http://www.freshfromflorida.com/
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations -http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/
Florida Department of Motor Vehicles – http://www.dmvflorida.org/
Florida Division of Corporations – http://www.sunbiz.org/
Florida Department of Revenue – http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/
Florida Dept of Business & Professional Regulations, Div of Alcoholic Beverage & Tobacco – http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/abt/index.html