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Building A More Inclusive economy in Tacoma
Empowering the advancement of Tacoma’s neighborhood business districts and the diverse communities they serve.
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Keep it Local x Tacoma
We strongly believe that the local economy plays an essential role in the growth and prosperity of Tacoma's diverse communities. Our passion is to serve the underserved business districts in the city by providing free Financial Empowerment workshops and personalized business coaching.
Join our 2023 program for free by signing up now. Hurry, space is limited!
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Our Services

1. Free Business Coaching

Our team of consultants is dedicated to guiding you in understanding your business finances, improving your credit score, and ultimately increasing your chances of getting the funding you need! 


Our one-on-one business coaching service is designed to be interactive and personalized to your unique business model.

Our coaches are experienced, well-rounded small business advisers and analysts.

2. Financial Empowerment Workshops
Learn how to manage your business's money

Whether your company Is already established or just getting started, our experts will work to increase your financial wellness and literacy.

  • Tax Implications of Business Structure
    Jun 20, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Zoom (online)
    This course examines how business type and structure impact the annual IRS income tax filing process.
  • Finesse My Financial Projections
    Thu, Jul 13
    Virtual Workshop
    Jul 13, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
    Virtual Workshop
    Join us and receive the tools to navigate slow seasons, mitigate decreased expenses, maximize cash flow and diversify your revenue streams!
  • Understanding Cash Flow
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 27
    The Pioneer Collective
    Jul 27, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT
    The Pioneer Collective, 1102 A St Suite 300, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Operational Finance for the Non-Financial Manager
  • Finesse My Revenue Streams
    Thu, Aug 03
    Virtual Workshop
    Aug 03, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
    Virtual Workshop
    Have you considered diversifying your options but weren’t sure where to start? Tired of working so hard for minimal profits? Want to generate income while you aren't working?
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Program Details
Advantages of Improving Business Credit
Business & Personal Credit Coaching

1. Access to capital: When you establish business credit, you may become eligible for loans, lines of credit, and other forms of capital at lower interest rates and with more favorable terms than you could secure with personal credit. This can help your business grow and expand more quickly.

2. Separation of personal and business finances: When you have business credit, you can separate your personal finances from your business finances. This makes it easier to track your business expenses and income and can help you avoid problems or confusion in the long term.

3. Professionalism and credibility: Establishing business credit can enhance your business's professional image and credibility. It shows that you take your business seriously and that you are invested in its success. This can make attracting new customers, partners, and investors easier.

Your Roadmap to Success
All program particpants will gain:
  • Help to identify and apply for funding

  • An understanding of basic accounting concepts​

  • Personalized 90-Day Action Plan;

    • A strategic guide that outlines goals, actions, timelines, and measurables

  • Free Credit Audit Report; 

    1. Credit Score Basics

    2. Your Credit Scores and Summary

    3. Analysis of Your Accounts

    4. An Overview of Our Process

    5. Your Part in the Process

One-on-one Small Business Consulting

1. Expertise and Experience: Our Small Business consultants bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. They have worked with multiple businesses across different industries and can provide a fresh perspective on your business. They can also offer insights into industry standards, best practices, and emerging trends.

2. Financial Stability: We can look at where you might be wasting time or money and give you tips on fixing it. Plus, we'll work with you to ensure your business goals align with your overall strategy.

3. Objective Analysis: Small business consultants objectively analyze your business to assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and risks. They also provide unbiased, honest feedback on your strategies and operations.

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Learn How
Tacoma Stacks Up

Together, we hold the power to pave the way for the future of our neighborhood business districts. 

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