Business Assistance to Relocate and Grow in Sarasota County

This booklet developed by the EDC of Sarasota County is intended to guide companies through the landscape of business assistance that organizations in Sarasota County can provide.

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Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

There are a myriad of local organizations whose core missions are to help local businesses grow through the provision of Sarasota County jobs, consulting services, regulatory assistance, industry expertise, networking, various grants for small business financing and incentives.

This guide will highlight these organizations, with explanations of their purposes, programs and means of contact. Any of the organizations in this guide are well equipped to handle your needs in their specific areas, as well as help you integrate with any of the other providers that can deliver value.

Sarasota County values our businesses and strives to contribute to their success through this network of providers.

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How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

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Wells Fargo
University of South Florida
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
FCCI Insurance Group
Sarasota Bradenton International
Suntrust
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
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Schroeder Manatee Ranch
Ringling College
Premiero Community Bank
PNC Bank
PGT Innovations
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Coldwell Banker
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