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Below you will find an overview of resources to help you navigate through establishing or improving your business.  As business owners and operators, you play an important role as leaders in our community and we are here to support you however we can.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC):

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida provides effective tools, training, and valuable resources to help small businesses in Florida grow and succeed.

https://sbdc.uwf.edu/

Economic Development Council:

The EDC has put together an online resource guide that will be regularly updated.

The Small Business Association:

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

  City of Crestview:

We will promote an environment that encourages economic and educational opportunity.

https://www.cityofcrestview.org/35/Business

Okaloosa County:

Okaloosa County's website is posting county specific resources and updates like links to commission meetings, FDOT information, and much more.

Start Up:

https://www.startupokaloosa.com/page/get-advice

Funding:

https://www.startupokaloosa.com/page/find-money 

Home Business:

http://myokaloosa.com/sites/default/files/users/gmuser/home_occ.pdf

Florida DBPR-Department of Business & Professional Regulation:

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation is the agency responsible for licensing and regulating businesses and professionals in the State of Florida.

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/businesses-and-professions/

The U.S. Department of Labor:

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is providing resources to help companies respond in the event of coronavirus in the workplace. The guidance was developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).