Volusia County Division of Economic Development provides assistance at no cost to businesses with the desire and potential for growth within Volusia County. The Division of Economic Development can help start-ups, second-stage, or maturing businesses directly or refer owners to other qualified organizations. Their web site also has many helpful resources, demographics and statistics.
CareerSource Flagler | Volusia offers personnel recruitment and hiring services, and training cost reimbursement programs. You can place a job order, search the resume database, or perform a job match. You can utilize their website links to make informed workforce choices by staying current with local economic development issues, labor market information and state business laws. You can partner with CareerSource Flagler | Volusia to offset costs associated with training new employees and upgrading the skills of existing employees.
GrowFL - focuses its efforts on initiatives that strengthen the service offerings of entrepreneurial support organizations throughout Florida and by delivering critical research and strategy support to help second-stage growth entrepreneurs prosper.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) –is a program to assist women and minority-owned businesses. To determine eligibility as a minority vendor and become certified as a vendor in the State of Florida.
Volusia Manufacturers’ Association is the manufacturers trade alliance in Volusia County
UCF Business Incubator Program (Daytona Beach) The UCF Business Incubation Program features multiple business development locations to quickly and conveniently offer the tools, training and infrastructure to help you meet your business development goals.
The Florida MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) - leverages a variety of public and private resources and services that are available to every manufacturing enterprise in the state. From strategic to tactical, and opportunity to solution, Florida MEP can assist with providing resources to help maximize profit.
Small Business Innovative Research Grant Assistance (SBIR)–provides matching funds to support the drafting of qualifying research grants to federal agencies.
Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR)–expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development arena.
Matching Grants Research Program- The Florida High Tech Corridor Council (FHTCC) provides matching grants to companies interested in pursuing innovative research for product or technology development.
Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation is a public private partnership that serves as the business recruitment and marketing organization for Volusia County.
Enterprise Florida is the official Economic Development Organization for the State of Florida.
CEO Business Alliance is a community based philanthropic 501c6 corporation comprised of CEOs and Chairmen of boards of highly successful private-sector corporations located in Volusia County. The CEO of each of the Alliance sponsors has committed their financial resources and time to the single mission of expanding the local economy through job creation and retention.