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Business Resources

Contact information your business can use.

The following organizations can provide your business with detailed information on a variety of important topics. You can also contact our Business Banking Group for answers to your business questions or to open an account today.

U.S. Small Business Administration

There is considerable information available from the SBA website.

www.sba.gov  | 800.827.5722

Small Business Development Center

A specialized team of consultants is available through the SBDC to assist business owners in the development of loan packages for SBA guaranteed bank loans. To request assistance from a packaging consultant, contact the SBDC at the number listed and they will redirect you accordingly.

www.risbdc.org | 401.598.2702

Secretary of State's Business Information Center

The Business Information Center will provide information on forms you need to file and information on the rules and regulations that apply to your business.

www.state.ri.us | 401.222.3040

Commerce RI

Commerce RI can provide links to various support resources available within the state that can assist with new venture start-up, or improving day-to-day operations in order to gain a competitive advantage.

www.commerceri.com | 401.278.9100 

Center for Women & Enterprise

The Center for Women & Enterprise can assist you through preparation of business plans for submission to financial institutions, technical assistance and educational programs.

www.cweboston.org | 401.277.0800

SEED Micro Loan Program

Loans up to $35,000 for start-up or existing businesses meeting the small business definition are available.

www.seedcorp.com | 508.822.1020