This is a rapidly evolving situation. WSMA is working to combine resources for Washington State businesses impacted by the COVID-19 response. We will be sending out Regular Newsletters and holding Webinars to help you respond. Please view our resources page below to find additional information.
Technical assistance, best practices methods, and other tools help MDOs assist microbusinesses so they can grow and improve their capacity and operations.
Our web-based directory of MDOs helps the smallest businesses connect with the regional business resources they need to grow and thrive.
The WSMA’s competitive funding helps MDOs offer services such as training, technical assistance, one-on-one business counseling, and financing to entrepreneurs.
Meetings, conferences, and other networking opportunities help MDOs and microbiz advocates collaborate with business, economic development, and financing partners.
At least half of all microbusiness owners—13 million households—have incomes below the national median of $50,000. Microenterprise Associations help entrepreneurs secure the small loans necessary to make business dreams a reality.
Lower levels of business assets among Black and Latino households is one of the big drivers of the racial wealth divide.