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Small Business Technical Assistance CBOs

DHCD Community-Based Non-Profit Organizations (CBO) provide technical assistance, support and training to small and retail businesses focusing on neglected commercial corridors in low and moderate income areas in DC. Assistance provided includes micro-loan packaging, business planning, entrepreneurial training, one-on-one business technical assistance, tax preparation assistance, accounting assistance, or legal assistance. CBOs in partnership with DHCD are heavily involved in neighborhood revitalization efforts in these areas, including major commercial project planning and interagency business development coordination.

To apply for assistance or receive more information, please contact one of the following CBOs:


Anacostia Economic Development Corporation 1800 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, SE #100
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 889-5100
ARCH Development Corporation 1227 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 889-5000 
Congress Heights Training & Development Corporation 3215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC  20032
(202) 563-5201
DC Fashion Foundation 1629 K Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 355-3929
Development Corporation of Columbia Heights 2604 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 483-4986
Emory Beacon of Light, Inc. 6203 Piney Branch Road, NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 829-5732
Friends of Rhode Island Avenue 2300 Rhode Island Avenue, NE, Suite 202
Washington, DC  20018
(202) 525-7286
Greater Washington
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
910 – 17th Street, NW, #1150
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 728-0352
Latino Economic Development Center 641 S Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 540-7400
Life Asset 2448A 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 709-0652
SB Works 2316 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 803-5400
Washington Area Community
Investment Fund
2012 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 529-5505