Central Florida’s entrepreneurial ecosystem provides many different channels to connect, serve, and grow our community. Whether you are looking to get funding, get a job, or get connected to volunteer opportunities check out the organizations below to discover how you can get connected to our business community!
If your company is experiencing high growth in revenue or in employees, you may be experiencing a different set of challenges than when you were just getting started. Central Florida has a variety of organizations that are designed specifically for assisting growth companies. As you scale from start-up to grown up, the knowledge and connections that can help you make that transition are just a click away. Connect with any of the organizations below to see how they might help.
The Florida High Tech Corridor facilitates collaborations between partners in academia, industry and economic development to create communities with unlimited potential.
GrowFL is dedicated to support and accelerate the growth of second-stage companies throughout Florida, by providing their leaders with focused, efficient, and timely access to resources to increase their top-line revenue.
UCF Business Incubator Program provides business development & operational support to early-stage, innovative businesses across Central Florida. The non-profit offers four programs that are each designed to help businesses at different stages.
Job Seekers & Employers
If you are looking for a job, or even a side-hustle, there a several job placement agencies in Central Florida that have resources to help you prepare and lock down that job you’ve been looking for. Below are just a couple resources you might want to check out, but don’t forget to directly visit individual company’s websites to locate job opportunities that may not be advertised elsewhere. Best wishes in your search!
If you are looking to hire talent in Central Florida, each of the organizations listed below are constantly placing qualified candidates and many times are aware of hiring incentives that will make your day!
Career Source Central Florida curates local talent for high demand industries, meeting local business needs and cultivating growth and prosperity for the Central Florida community. Whether through job placement, training and certification programs, or higher education, we partner with Central Florida businesses, colleges, and universities to meet industry needs and connect career seekers to local opportunities. – Career Source Central Florida
Goodwill Industries provides tools that help people overcome barriers to employment and find meaningful work. We utilize vocational services, youth programs, and disability and veteran services to enable individuals to get back on their feet, secure employment, and develop their careers. Goodwill Industries of Central Florida proudly serves Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia counties. – Goodwill Industries
A great way to stay involved in your community and to meet some amazing people is to volunteer with a local organization! There are numerous organizations doing great work in our community and many of them depend on volunteers to get it done! Below are just a few of the organizations that you might want to check out and see how you might get involved. If you can spare some time, you can make a difference… and it makes you feel great too!
United Way of Central Florida builds stronger communities through volunteerism. When we volunteer and work together we can change our community for the better. We meet critical needs through volunteer service and civic engagement. Our projects make Central Florida a better place to live for everyone.
American Red Cross of Central Florida is guided by their mission: volunteers define, direct, and deliver critical services to families in need every day. Volunteer and use your talents to support disaster survivors, teach children and families to save lives, or assist our military members and their families in times of crisis. Through all of our programs, Red Cross volunteers help change the lives of tens of thousands local residents each year.