I Need Economic Development Help

Economic Development FAQs

I am interested in relocating my business to Wyoming and need help understanding the resources and support for relocating.

The Wyoming Business Council is the primary contact for businesses that are interested in relocating to Wyoming but don’t yet have a specific location in mind.  We recommend visiting their Why Wyoming page (https://wyomingbusiness.org/why-wyoming/) to learn more. 

I am looking to relocate to a specific location in Wyoming. How do I find out who to talk to in that community?

We encourage you to reach out to our local Economic Development entities.  Many of them are listed in our membership directory or give us a call at 307-772-9117 and we will put you in touch with the right people.

I am looking to start a small business in Wyoming and I need support to do so.

The Wyoming SBDC and the Wyoming Business Resource Network which includes the Wyoming Women’s Business Center, Manufacturing Works, the Wyoming Market Research Center, the Wyoming Tech Transfer and Research Products Center, the Wyoming Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Wyoming SBIR/STTR and Impact 307 (http://www.uwyo.edu/research/business-resource-network) are a very good place to start. 

We recommend reaching out to the SBDC and their regional associates to help with building business plans, identifying funding, and working on various parts of your bossiness (https://www.wyomingsbdc.org/services/). 

I am looking for funding to train my current or future employees.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services runs a few different programs that can help businesses with their workforce development needs.  Wyoming Workforce Development Training Funds can provide training grants for current employees, pre-hire grants, grants for internships and grants for apprenticeships (http://wyomingworkforce.org/businesses/wdtf). 

I am interested in learning more about Entrepreneurships and/or supporting Entrepreneurs in my community.

Impact 307 is a statewide network of innovation-driven business incubators committed to growing and strengthening Wyoming entrepreneurial community by providing resources and support for founders to thrive. (https://impact307.org)