NAWBO partners with a variety of organizations and partners to help provide resources, connections, information and opportunities to impact and influence the women’s entrepreneurial community and expand benefits to our members.

The Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC) is launching the next generation of women entrepreneurs and building communities by economically empowering women throughout the United States. The AWBC creates economic opportunity for women business owners in rural, urban and suburban communities by providing business development support and services. Founded in 1998, the AWBC provides access and opportunity for women to achieve economic self-sufficiency, create wealth and participate in the nation’s economic development through education, mentoring, business development and financial opportunities. learn more

Founded in 2006, Biz2Credit provides education, credit fulfillment, and networking services to 25,000 minority small business owners internationally through established alliances with 30 national and international organizations. learn more

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Recognizing that women and girls suffer disproportionately from poverty, CARE places special emphasis   on empowering them to create permanent social change. Women are at the   heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve basic education, expand   economic opportunity, increase access to health services and protect   natural resources in over sixty countries around the world.  learn more

Center for Women’s Business Research
The Center for Women’s Business Research, founded by National Association of Women Business Owners in 1989 as the National Foundation for Women Business Owners, is the premier source of knowledge about women business owners and their enterprises worldwide.  The Center conducts original, groundbreaking research to document the economic and social contributions of women-owned firms, and consulting and public relations services to maximize the benefits of this knowledge. Corporations, government policy makers, educators, organizations, the media, and individuals rely on our leading-edge knowledge to strengthen their support of women business owners.

Financial Planning Association
NAWBO works with the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) to help women business owners gain access to a wealth of financial planning resources.  NAWBO members have access to FPA’s popular financial planner referral program, PlannerSearch.  This service helps you find CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professionals by city and state, ZIP code, radius, last name, and even specialty. You also have the opportunity to ask general financial planning questions at no cost through FPA’s “Ask a CFP® Professional” e-mail hotline. In addition, learn tips on financial considerations for operating a small business, saving for retirement and how to select a financial planner that’s right for you. learn more

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations. It also is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC works to foster diversity in the world of commerce with programs and policies designed to expand opportunities and eliminate barriers in the marketplace for women business owners. WBENC works with representatives of corporations to encourage the utilization and expansion of supplier/vendor diversity programs. learn more

Women Impacting Public Policy Inc.
WIPP, Women Impacting Public Policy, Inc. is a national bipartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women and minorities in business, strengthening their sphere of influence in the legislative process of our nation, creating economic opportunities and building bridges and alliances to other small business organizations. Through WIPP, our collective voice makes a powerful impact on Capitol Hill and with the Administration. learn more

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