top of page
Get-Business-Going-background-2e.jpg

Accelerate Your Business
innovation. opportunity. wealth-building.

The Pierce County Business Accelerator will serve entrepreneurs and business owners throughout Pierce County with a focus on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) veteran, and women-owned businesses to help foster innovation and create wealth-building opportunities.

apply to the accelerator

THE ACCELERATOR WILL PROVIDE direct access to business resources including:

  • Relevant Training

  • Coaching

  • Technical Assistance

  • Networking Support

to launch and grow micro businesses in Pierce County.

UPON COMPLETION, participants will receive:

  • Access to Potential Funding Options
     

  • Matching Grant Resources up to $10,000
     

  • Professional Services Grant up to $5,000
     

  • Commercial Rent Stipend for one year up to $500/mo.
     

  • Coaching/mentorship.

application criteria

BUSINESS MUST BE:

  • Physically located in Pierce County
     

  • A start-up
    OR

     

  • a micro-stage business with 2021 annual revenue under $325k
    OR

     

  • A pre-revenue business
     

  • PCBA graduates and members of the same household are not eligible to apply.

application
assistance

If you need assistance completing the application please call us at (253) 798-6150 or email here. Spanish language assistance is available.

Or contact one of the following organizations for assistance:

APPLICATIONS CURRENTLY CLOSED

All cohorts for the Pierce County Business Accelerator Program are filled and applications are currently closed. Join the waitlist to be contacted in the event additional funding is available for applications to re-open. Please note adding your contact information to the waitlist is not considered an application, nor formal acceptance into the program.

The Pierce County Business Accelerator is a program of Pierce County
funded through an allocation from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Pierce County Economic Dept_horz_transparent_colors.png

Program Administrator

Chamber-Logo-2017-Color.png

Community Partners

Asia Pacific Cultural Center.png
Black Collective.jpg
kwa-logo.png
MI-CENTRO-01-copy.png.webp
bottom of page