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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.

$10,000 Matching Grants Available

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

  • 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 2019 annual revenue under $325k
    OR
     

  • A pre-revenue business

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:

The first 2 cohorts begin the first week of October for a 6-week course. 

Cohort 1 will attend class on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Cohort 2 will attend class on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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

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