Small Business

Alabama Small Business Advocacy

State Resource Providers

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Locate Alabama-based resource providers by browsing the list below.

Statewide Small Business Resource Providers

Alabama Microenterprise Network (AMEN)

Gaynelle Adams Jackson

President

Two North 20th Street
Suite 830
Birmingham, AL 35203

P(205) 856-2776

F(205) 856-3776

Description

Alabama Microenterprise Network (AMEN) is a 501© (3) organization formed in 2002 to create opportunities and a better environment for microenterprise development in Alabama.

Accion Alabama (Texas, Inc.)

Lisa Riley

Loan Officer

One 55th Place South
Office #01
Birmingham, AL 35212

P(205) 266-9639 or 888-215-2373 ext .1851

F(205) 591-0649

Description

Accion Texas is a multi-state nonprofit small business lender committed to the success of our borrowers. We offer a variety of business loan products and provide the tools to help you successfully grow your business.

AIDT

Ed Castile

Director

One Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116

P(334) 242-4158

F(334) 242-0299

Description

The Mission of AIDT is to provide quality workforce development for Alabama's new and existing businesses, and to expand the opportunities of its citizens through the jobs these businesses create.

Alabama Association of Regional Councils

Thomas B. Solomon

President

5900 Carmichael Place
Montgomery, AL 36117

P(334) 277-2221

F(334) 277-3899

Description

The Alabama Association of Regional Councils is composed of twelve regions. Its mission is to expand and strengthen the capabilities of Regional Councils to serve local governments and the citizens of Alabama.

Alabama Business Incubation Network

Devron Veasley, MBA

Chairman

1020 Ninth Avenue S.W.
Bessemer, AL 35022

P(205) 481-2101

F(205) 481-2100

Description

Alabama’s small business incubators provide office space, in-house shared clerical and administrative services, loan programs and an entrepreneurial environment for businesses just starting. They also provide one-on-one business counseling and seminars.

Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs - State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)

Howard Wills

State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Coordinator

Alabama Center for Commerce
401 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36103-5690

P(334) 353-5353

F(334) 353-3527

Description

The SSBCI provides funding for two state program categories: capital access programs (CAPs) and other credit support programs (OCSPs). In Alabama, the OCSPs are comprised of loan guarantee and loan participation programs.

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) - Permits & Services Division

Russell A. Kelly

Chief

P.O. Box 301463
Montgomery, AL 36130-1463

P(334) 271-7715

F(334) 271-7950

Description

ADEM's Permits & Services Division provides essential information and assistance that small businesses need to navigate through the state regulation and permit process.

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) -General Services Branch, Permits & Services

Aubrey H. White III

Chief, General Services Branch, Permits & Services Division

1400 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36110-2059

P(334) 271-7711

F(334) 271-7952

Description

ADEM’s Ombudsman Office assists small businesses in complying with environmental rules and serves as a liaison between ADEM, small business, local governments and the general public to keep these groups informed of regulatory changes and opportunities.

Alabama Department Of Industrial Relations - Workers' Compensation Division

Scottie Spates

Director

649 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36131

P(334) 353-0990

F(334) 353-8262

Description

The Workers' Compensation Division is responsible for the administration of the Alabama Workers' Compensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place.

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)

Peggy Anderson

State Coordinator of Business Relations

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
P. O. Box 1988
Homewood, AL 35219

P(205) 290-4457

F(205) 945-8517

Description

Recruitment and disability management

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