Center for Business & Innovation

The City of Tumwater in partnership with the Thurston EDC Center for Business & Innovation is offering scholarships for Business Startup Training. The two day 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 Tumwater with a focus on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) owned startups, veteran owned startups, and women owned startups.

Next Cohort Date: November 2nd and 3rd from 9am to 11am both days.

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

City of Tumwater Business Startup Training

For more information:

Please call 1-888-821-6652 or email info@wcwb.org for more information