Economic Development Organizations

The Tools is a continually updated website of extensive information for starting and growing your businesses.
It appears to be part of your organization's website, customized with your headers and colors.

Businesses & Entrepreneurs
come to YOUR website for:
  • Local, Regional, State, and Federal Loan
    and Business Programs ...all in one place
  • Business Planning and Assistance
  • How to Go Green
  • Disaster Planning and Recovery
  • Marketing and Selling Resources
  • Industry-specific resources for:
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing
  • Tourism/Hospitality
  • Art in Business
  • Fishing and Wood
  • Health Care Industry
  • Food Processing
  • Green Technology
  • Retail
  • Data Centers
  • Veterans
  • Biotechnology
  • Oil, Gas, and Mining
  • Logistics
Our EDC clients
appreciate The Tools because:
  • "My EDC has always wanted to give more help to our existing companies and startups. Until The Tools, we simply didn’t have the time or the ability to do it well."
  • "We are giving businesses of all sizes great resources – with little cost to us
    and almost no staff time."
  • "Sponsor income is covering the cost
    of our Tools."
  • “When we promote our community to prospects from outside our area,
    we use The Tools to show them how
    we support existing companies.”

The Bottom Line

Businesses get a full toolkit.

Your EDC gets all the credit.

We do all the work.

Your Tools website will have FREE:

Business Formation Toolkits for:

Partnerships, corporations, sole proprietorships, or LLCs

Over 600 links to business information

Including 70-80 links to local resources

One click turns your Tools site to Spanish

Help your businesses - without spending a lot of money.

A one-time only set-up fee of $300, and an $1,920 annual fee (for most communities); payable quarterly, annually, or even share with a partner.

Links to local sponsors give you new revenue.