Starting and running a small business requires resources. There are businesses, government groups, and nonprofits ready to help you.
We’ve compiled state and local resources and our own tools and guides to help you run a successful small business in Kentucky.
Use our Kentucky Small Business Resources guide to get started.
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Statewide Small Business Resources in Kentucky
These small business resources offer tools for starting, maintaining, and growing your business.
The Kentucky SBDC provides expert business consulting, education, and capital access, enhancing business success, job creation, and sustainable economic growth within Kentucky.
The Kentucky SBA provides essential support through funding access, mentorship, and educational resources, stimulating entrepreneurship, job creation, and economic growth in Kentucky.
Kentucky Business One Stop
Kentucky's Business One Stop website allows you to register a business, file annual reports, renew licenses, access resources, and find helpful information for business growth.
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Explore funding options, learn about loan programs, connect with lenders, and gain insights into managing capital.