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For Entrepreneurs and Businesses

    Are you looking to start, manage, or grow a business or nonprofit? We have tools, resources, and support to help.


    Use our online business resources to develop business and marketing plans, find potential customers, discover data about your industry or competitors and more. Limit by “business” to list all resources with business information.

    You can access books, magazines, newspapers and articles through our collection. We offer a wide-range of materials related to entrepreneurship, business laws and legislation, technology and more.

    Attend our business events to learn from experts about all the aspects of running a business.

    Subscribe to our email list to receive updates on small business and entrepreneur events and services.

    Request a 1:1 appointment for Small Business help.


    Contact our local partners for information and support – including opportunities for grant programs, information on tax amendments and more.

    • City of Appleton Community and Economic Development Department
    • ColorBold Business Association

    Small Business - Big Impact

    Supporting and empowering small businesses is key to our community’s success – when our community members develop and thrive, the entire community succeeds. Small Business – Big Impact is part of the American Library Association and’s Libraries Build Business program. This program supports business startup, retention, and expansion efforts for and with people of color and immigrants.

    Check out our Small Business – Big Impact YouTube playlist where you’ll find helpful business videos and our Entrepreneur Storytelling Series.