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Here is a list of business support organizations and government offices that aim to help small business in Rhode Island.

The Office of Rhode Island Lt. Governor Sabina Matos

Small businesses are the backbone of Rhode Island’s economy, making up 96% of businesses in the Ocean State. The Lt. Governor's Office has been supporting small businesses from the start, working along side the Coalition to advocate and support our local businesses.

RI District Office of the SBA

Over the years, the SBA has developed many small business loan and assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses.

Center for Women & Enterprise

CWE Rhode Island is offering free courses and consultation services for small businesses.


SCORE provides free counseling to small businesses as a volunteer organization of working and retired business owners, professionals, and executives with experience in all aspects of business management.

RI Secretary of State - Business Services

In addition to core services, we also provide thoughtful guidance and comprehensive services to those looking to start and maintain a business or non-profit in Rhode Island.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse

SEG creates positive social and economic impact by providing social entrepreneurs and enterprises with the tools and networks they need to thrive.

RI Serves

RI Serves stands committed to coordinate care for our community's active duty, veterans, and military connected families. If you are in need of testing related to COVID-19 please contact your local health network or if you are experiencing a health emergency, contact 9-1-1 or your local emergency services.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The RI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is an organization created to represent, promote and empower our growing Hispanic business community.

Central RI Chamber of Commerce

The Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce serves Warwick, West Warwick, Coventry, West Greenwich, and businesses throughout Rhode Island.

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

We are your connection to thousands of contacts who may be your next customer, supplier, strategic partner, mentor or advocate.

North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce

Since inception of our gift certificate program, the NK Chamber is proud to have exchanged $1M in direct sales from people who purchased the certificates and used them at hundreds of NK Chamber Member Participating Businesses!

Northern RI Chamber of Commerce

The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce strengthens the economic climate through business leadership that fosters member and community prosperity.

Ocean Chamber of Commerce

The Ocean Chamber of Commerce represents the businesses in Westerly, RI.

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