Our Economic Partners, Accelerators, Business Associations & Other Resources

Our Partners for Economic Growth


Businesses focused on tourism should partner with the Visit Alexandria to help market and drive visitors to their businesses.



For those starting or expanding small businesses, the Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a great resource for individual counseling, training, and other information that will help you operate more efficiently and effectively.



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Nonprofit, medical, and educational organizations and manufacturers interested in purchasing property or facilities in Alexandria may be eligible to use the Industrial Development Authority’s bond financing program.


Capitol Post strives to make Alexandria the top community for veterans to start a business, grow a business, or explore a new career. AVBEC offers personalized guidance, business counseling, events and workshops, and access to top business resources and leaders.




About humble impact:

humble impact is a nonprofit that shepherds and serves as a platform for sustainable and scalable businesses. To educate, accelerate, and invest in top women, veteran, and minority talent; generate sales, build teams, develop strategic partners, and deliver measurable outcomes faster through purposeful curriculum, in-market testing, impactful mentors, developed networks, and access to key resources through startups.

About BOOST Alexandria:

BOOST Alexandria is a business acceleration program sponsored by the AEDP, in partnership with humble impact, that uses proven accelerator models and curriculum to help startups form, scale, and grow for the purpose of fostering business development and creating economic resiliency in Alexandria, Virginia.

Our Partnership:

humble impact was chosen to partner with AEDP to create Alexandria's first business acceleration program based on their mission to serve communities who believe that economic development in growing ecosystems is the cornerstone of community resilience. As an organization, they provide personalized acceleration programs for federal, state, and local governments as well as non-governmental organizations and foundations seeking a better philanthropic connection to people with problems worth solving.

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Alexandria Business Associations

Local Organizations & Programs

  • Alexandria Commission for the Arts–leads and advocates for cultural development within the City of Alexandria and operates a grant program for arts organizations and projects

  • Alexandria Marketing Fund–a grant program providing seed money in the form of matching funds for new and innovative marketing programs

Regional and State Organizations

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