Services for Small, Minority, and Woman-Owned Firms

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority provides specialized assistance to small, minority and women-owned firms seeking to move into Fairfax County or expand an existing county business. The Business Diversity Division provides individualized one-on-one assistance to businesses by:

  • Identifying possible Fairfax County sites or offices;
  • Providing information and identifying resources for small and minority-owned businesses and start-ups such as the Minority Supplier Development Council;
  • Serving as a liaison with the planning and development agencies of the Fairfax County government;
  • Providing current demographic and economic information; and
  • Conducting seminars, including "Entrepreneurship 101" and "Exporting 101."

Download and read Business Ventures, our newsletter covering news of interest to small, minority-and woman-owned businesses. 

The FCEDA also provides business counseling services through an arrangement with SCORE, a U.S. Small Business Administration initiative. A SCORE counselor is available every Wednesday and Thursday at the FCEDA office in Tysons Corner by appointment only. To sign-up for a session, visit the SCORE page.

Interested in opening a business in Fairfax County?