NEW! Small Business Relief Click Here
NextLevel Chattanooga is an innovative program designed specifically for established small business owners. We provide you with the know-how, training, and networks needed to turn growth plans into action. It is a great way to focus your goals, maximize your time, and make a big leap forward.
Space limited to 10 participants. Learn More:
We Want to Help!
We're here to help you overcome the challenges created by this health crisis.
If you are a small business owner who has been affected by COVID-19 or would like to learn more about the resources and funding options available for small businesses seeking relief,
please click the link below and complete the questionnaire below.
For immediate assistance, please visit CO.LAB
What does it mean to be a Resilient Small Business?
Ready (for a crisis) - Do you have what you need - documents and a plan - ready to be able to navigate a crisis? (what)
Relationships - Do you have the relationships to help you navigate that crisis? (who)
Resources - Do you know where to find (additional) resources and information to help you through the crisis? (where/how)
We know that COVID-19 has created many challenges for Chattanooga area businesses and non-profits and it is now more important than ever to easily find resources and information to get you through this time. This interactive database is meant to help our local small business community sift through information - from relief funds to webinars - that may be of interest.
SBA Side by Side Loan Comparison Sheet Click Here
The Urban League launched the Entrepreneurship Center in 2011 to market to, service, and grow women and minority owned businesses in Chattanooga. The Center is located at the Urban League’s facility in the M.L. King Business District and provides a range of business development services for DBEs. The goal of the Entrepreneurship Center is to increase the business skills and knowledge of women and minority owned businesses so that they are in a position to take advantage of new business opportunities, develop and expand their operations, increase revenue, and increase livable wage job opportunities. The Entrepreneurship Center compliments other business development services available in Chattanooga and impacts more than 150 individuals annually through several services.