Education & Consulting Services
Mansmann Foundation

At our core, we are business owners helping business owners. Our collaborative programs provide small business owners with the knowledge, skills, and support they need to become more profitable and, in so doing, to make a greater contribution to the economic health of their communities. We offer one-on-one counseling, small group workshops, and peer-to-peer mentoring […]

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The BizFIT Program at the Riverside Center for Innovation

The BizFIT program assists minority, woman, and veteran entrepreneurs in the construction industry. The BizFIT program combines strategy, connections, and expertise to enable disadvantaged construction entrepreneurs to grow sustainable enterprises. With BizFIT’s guidance, business owners will evaluate the marketplace to find the best fit for their services while focusing on their top strategic capabilities. Entrepreneurs […]

Education & Consulting Services
Catalyst Connection

Catalyst Connection is a private not-for-profit organization headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We provide consulting and training services to small manufacturers in southwestern Pennsylvania, accelerating revenue growth and improving productivity. Through active collaboration with our clients and the manufacturing community at large, we contribute to the growth, vibrancy, and ongoing robustness of manufacturing in our region. […]

Education & Consulting Services
Manufacturing Assistance Center (MAC)

Manufacturing Meaningful Careers An initiative of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Industrial Engineering, the MAC is a technology transfer center with highly skilled staff and a working, state-of-the-art factory. The MAC’s mission is to assist manufacturers and individuals in gaining a competitive advantage in the global economy via the use of advanced manufacturing technology […]

Education & Consulting Services
Workshop PGH

Learn to make stuff Lo-fi, fun, classes for adults in printmaking, design, woodworking, sewing, art, plants, business & more. Supporting indie makers, artists & businesses via education. Workshop PGH is a DIY school that hosts classes, events & art shows. We just opened a small store that features local makers, our own handmade merchandise and […]

Education & Consulting Services
Sustainable Pittsburgh

Sustainable Pittsburgh affects decision-making for the Pittsburgh region to integrate economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental quality as the enduring accountability, bringing sustainable solutions for communities and businesses. Through the policy and practice of sustainable development, Southwestern Pennsylvania has a strong economy in which all people can live to their potential, are engaged, and prosper […]

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New Sun Rising

New Sun Rising is an organization striving to find and support fresh, creative solutions to social problems that are more effective, efficient and sustainable than what currently exists. We build programs and new models to progress your concept from idea to impact, whether we are your fiscal sponsor, your mentor or your community connector. This process […]

Coworking Space
The Corner

Introducing The Corner, Alle-Kiski’s destination for entrepreneurial learning, coworking, and community activity. Anchoring New Kensington’s Corridor of Innovation, The Corner catalyzes and celebrates the city’s transformation into an inviting home and business destination for entrepreneurs and small business. Thoughtfully designed and equipped for individuals and small organizations, local residents, and visiting businesses, The Corner is the place to do business […]

Education & Consulting Services
Northside Community Development Fund

The Northside Community Development Fund provides an array of financing and technical products and services to promote community development and healthy businesses on the Northside of the City of Pittsburgh. The Northside Community Development Fund was established in 2000 as a subsidiary of the Northside Leadership Conference and is a Community Development Financial Institution certified […]

Education & Consulting Services
University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works with businesses of all sizes and at all stages, whether just starting out or expanding a successful enterprise. Its resources include workshops and no cost consulting services which help establish and grow small businesses. No matter what the business, SBDC’s highly-skilled consulting team has experience in every industry […]