We exist to help woman-identifying business owners succeed, and are united with other WBCs across the country.

The WCWB is one of more than 100 SBA-affiliated Women’s Business Centers (WBC) in the country. WBCs are designed to educate, counsel and support women in the areas of business planning, finance, management, procurement, and marketing. We are proud to be a member of the Association of Women’s Business Centers

Washington Center for Women in Business is a program at the Center for Business and Innovation (CB&I), designed to provide women the coaching, training, and technical assistance to navigate the modern business world, in an open and supportive context.

The WCWB is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) as well as through the Center for Business & Innovation.

Our organization makes a difference!

Read on to learn how WCWB helps entrepreneurs all over the state get started and succeed! Wondering if WCWB can help you? Just give us a call! We are an inclusive organization, which means we’re happy to help anyone starting a business or seeking to grow a small or medium-sized enterprise.

Supporting Our Small Business Community through the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Business Hotline

Over 1000 small businesses in Washington State have been served through the Business Hotline (2020-21)

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Small Business Grants

$584,743 spent in CB&I Consulting Grants to provide small businesses with websites

WCWB Five-Year Impact

We have supported thousands of businesses succeed since 2016. Here's a snaphot of our community impact:

118,000 Small Business Counseling Sessions

We're here for you! The WCWB team provides more than 20,000 Coaching Sessions a year to help small businesses succeed.

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3,003 Business Starts

You can do it, and we can help! WCWB helped over 3,000 new women-owned businesses open since 2016.

Our Small Business Resources
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4,236 Training Attendees

We want you to succeed! WCWB has provided thousands of trainings in the last five years on marketing, contracting, accounting and more.

Our Programs
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