Center for Business & Innovation

The City of Lacey in partnership with the Thurston EDC Center for Business & Innovation is offering scholarships for Business Startup Training. The five week training includes instructor lead webinars, access to online course content, one-on-one business coaching, business mentorship, and no cost access to business plan writing software for six months. Training topics include: Structuring and Licensing your Startup, Location, Brand and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, and Business Plan Writing. Scholarships are available to any new business startups located or planning to locate in the City of Lacey with a focus on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) owned startups, veteran owned startups, and women owned startups. Two cohorts are scheduled for 2022.

Next Cohort Date:

Sept.13 -Oct.10, 2022

Click below to fill out a scholarship application. Scholarship recipients will be notified through email.

City of Lacey Business Startup Training

For more information:

For more info email office@thurstonedc.com or call 1-888-821-6652.