Business Resources

  • Business Council of Douglas County
    Phone: (775) 782-6715
    Email: Business Council
    Link: Business Council Website
    Membership organization providing conduits to local, state and federal officials through targeted policy recommendations and key issue briefings.



  • Douglas County Community Development
    Phone: (775) 782-9005
    Link: Douglas County Community Development
    Planning and zoning information, development applications and building permits


  • Douglas County Workforce Development
    Phone: (775) 782-9825
    Link: Workforce Development
    Local employer assistance to job training and recruitment resources


  •  Nevada Industry Excellence
    Phone: (775) 445-3328
    Link: Nevada Industry Excellence
    Business and technical manufacturing assistance






  • Northern Nevada Development Authority
    Phone: (775) 883-4413
    Link: Northern Nevada Development Authority
    Facilitates the recruitment of new business and industry and the retention and expansion of existing businesses


  • Procurement Outreach Program
    Phone: (775) 687-9900
    Link: Procurement Outreach Program
    Helps Nevada businesses with government contracting opportunities


  • Rural Nevada Development Corporation
    Phone: (775) 289-8519
    Link: Rural Nevada Development Corporation
    Small business loans and assistance, housing rehabilitation, weatherization and home down payment assistance



  • Small Business Administration
    Phone: (775) 827-4923 x24
    Link: Small Business Administration
    Loan assistance, HUBZone certification, programs,and business support


  • Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
    Phone: (775) 588-4547
    Link: Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
    Oversight for all planning, permits and environmental issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin


    Minden, NV 89423
    Phone: (775) 588-1728
    Local commerce networking, business information and resources




  • Western Nevada Development District
    Phone: (775) 473-6753
    Link: Western Nevada Development District
    Federal economic development funding for publicly owned industrial projects, grant writing and grant administration