Laurie Simpson, co-owner of Delectables Fine Catering, knew when coronavirus made it to the United States, that it wasnt going to be an easy obstacle to overcome. really depended on large groups of...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$3.6M||$488.1M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||661||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||3||381|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||718||24,191|
|Minorities||206 (29%)||8,988 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||80 (11%)||2,316 (10%)|
|Women||282 (39%)||10,123 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||2,718||162,519|
Number of Small Employer Businesses14,089
Percent of Employer Businesses95.5%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses95,673
Percent of Employees54.9%
Small Business Payroll$3.6B
Percent of Payroll53.6%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)36,291
Kimberly Martin, a high school agriculture teacher, created her business, Poo-fessional Recycled Organics and Land Management, due to a complaint from a neighbor regarding her and her husband...
District 12 Contact Information
Statewide with 9 regional offices, over 40 centers, and approximately 50 outreach locations, Florida SBDC services are available to aspiring and existing businesses in every Florida county. Below are your district's resources and a link to a directory of additional Florida SBDC offices across the state.