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5 Valley organizations here to help grow your business

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When small businesses succeed, the Valley thrives. That’s why SRP partners with local organizations to deliver expert small business advice to our customers. Here’s a roundup of workshops, guides and development resources to help you reach new heights in Phoenix.

Arizona Small Business Association

ASBA logo

What they do: ASBA empowers the business community through four key fundamentals of business: effective small business education, dynamic professional connections, essential support resources, and public policy.

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Local First Arizona

Local First Arizona logo

What they do: Local First Arizona is a nonprofit organization that celebrates independent, locally owned businesses. They support, promote and advocate for a strong local business community and raise public awareness of the economic and cultural benefits provided by strong local economies.

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  • Membership benefits: Get listed in the Local First directory and enjoy a whole host of member perks.
  • Local First events: See upcoming marketing webinars, member gatherings and more to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs.


Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC)

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What they do: MCC’s nationally recognized programs help more than 200,000 students each year achieve their goals. MCC also hosts the Maricopa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which provides free help to small businesses, no matter what stage of development they’re in.

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U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration

What they do: Created in 1953, SBA delivers assistance, counseling sessions, contracts, loans and more to small businesses.

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Arizona Small Business Development Center Network

Arizona Small Business Development Center

What they do: AZSBDC provides high quality, high impact one-on-one counseling, resource assistance training and more to Arizona small businesses.

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