If your business is off the launch pad, and you're looking for ways to fly higher (or better), we've got you.
COVID Resource Network
Survive and thrive, with specialized business assistance
The CRN offers no-cost assistance to eligible business owners in areas like marketing, eCommerce, legal, accounting and more.
Anetta's Beauty Bar
Since I've been a member of the Women's Business Center I've seen a significant difference as far as business planning, growth, budgeting, marketing, social media... the WBC will become a benefit to your business.
Stylish LéNese Boutique
The WBC provides access to loans for small businesses that usually wouldn't qualify. I also applied for a grant and they helped make sure my documentation was correct. I want to grow my business to the next level, and the WBC has given me information and tools to see what that looks like, and take those next steps.
Gourmet Girl Custom Cakes
WBC has been monumental to my growth as a business. After joining in 2018, I have been exposed to an array of knowledge gained through attending workshops, gained mentors and opportunities and met an awesome network of entrepreneurs who have become friends.
"I had a business on paper but had no idea how to make it practical. The WBC was crucial to the fact that Nurturing Excellence was able to open. My friends at the WBC were my biggest cheerleaders."
Michelle Madison, Owner of Nurturing Excellence Child Enrichment Center
Support for Any Stage
From turning your great idea into a business plan, through market-share growth, and to succession planning, you'll find help and resources right here.
Help for Every Entrepreneur
With access to training, networking, mentorship and funding, we work to level the playing field for any entrepreneur who doesn't have a situational advantage.
Workshops, advisors, connections, small business funding - it's all right here. Develop one relationship and find everything you need for the life of your business.
A Community to Foster Success
Sometimes, the inspiration that moves an entrepreneur forward is her connection to other supportive and likeminded women. Your community awaits.
Open the door to statewide and national networks
The Women's Business Centers of Ohio are part of the Association of Women's Business Centers, which unites a national network of more than 100 WBCs.
We are proud to serve all 88 counties in Ohio and additional counties in the tri-state area. Through regular opportunities to network and connect, we offer a statewide community of small businesses.
WBC's Impact in Ohio
Since 2012 (updated quarterly):
Jobs Created or Retained
Hours of Training
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Powered by ECDI
The Women's Business Centers of Ohio are a program of ECDI.
In addition to the game-changing business assistance and one-on-one advice offered by the WBCs, members have access to funding and additional incubation services through ECDI.