Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Tallahassee Useful Links

This is a page of links to local Chambers of Commerce as well as small business related agencies. Read more

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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more

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Business Plan Template for an Established Business

Download our free business plan template for your established business as a Word doc. Read more

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

This is a spreadsheet that can yield an excellent 12 month cash flow projection, an important tool for managing your business or preparing a business plan. Read more

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12-Month Profit and Loss Projection

Download this template to track your revenue and expenses so you can forecast your profits and losses for the next 12 months. Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections Excel template to calculate your startup expenses, payroll costs, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement and more. Read more

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Entrepreneurs Shine During National Small Business Week

April 27, 2018,

National Small Business Week shines a spotlight on our nation’s 30 million small businesses. More than half of all Americans either work for or own a small business. Through awards ceremonies, media interviews and community events, the SBA honors entrepreneurs whose achievements stand out.

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Small Towns as Business Incubators

March 29, 2018,

Small towns have undergone dramatic change, from being the central meeting place for farms and villages, to becoming isolated bedroom neighborhoods of larger cities. One of the most successful support structures for small business growth have been business incubators.

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How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

March 27, 2018,

In recent years, more and more people have become interested in working for, supporting, or even starting nonprofits. If you have a strong passion for a cause and want to turn it into your life’s work, here are some things to consider before you try to start a nonprofit organization.

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