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Starting Your Own Business

Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business or becoming self-employed is a major undertaking and being successful requires a good deal of thought and planning. These resources will help you get started.

Abilities Fund

The Abilities Fund is the only nationwide program designed exclusively to advance entrepreneurial opportunities for people with disabilities. After completing a detailed application form, Abilities Fund staff will contact you to offer support and resources that are specific to your situation.

Small Business Start-up Guide

This Small Business Administration (SBA) startup guide was developed to assist you with starting a business from helping you to identify your niche in the marketplace to developing a successful business plan. It can also help you answer the basic question, Is starting a business right for me? Click here to access this SBA roadmap to starting a business.

Need More Help?

If you have additional questions about resources for starting a business or self-employment please contact an AbilityLinks Information Specialist by clicking here.