PLEASE CONTACT PARAGON DIRECTLY AT

561-282-1867

TO DISCUSS YOUR BUSINESS FUNDING NEEDS.

Small, Minority and Woman-owned Business Certification

City of West Palm Beach - Small Business Division

The goal of the Small Business Division is to monitor and enforce compliance with the Small Business Program Municipal Code. The purpose of the Small Business Program is to serve the public interest by spurring economic development through encouraging small businesses to locate and remain in Palm Beach County, especially in the City of West Palm Beach. The Small Business Division does this by making sure that small businesses participate equitably in City contracts for goods, professional services, and construction services


  • Contact

    1045 Charlotte Ave
    West Palm Beach, Fl 33401

    Website Link

Palm Beach County – Office of Small Business Assistance(OSBA)

The Office of Small Business Assistance is responsible for monitoring conditions affecting small businesses within the marketplace that can provide goods and services to Palm Beach County, thus creating an environment that encourages the growth and development of small businesses in Palm Beach County.


  • Contact

    50 S. Military Trail
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    Phone: 561-616-6840
    Fax: 561-616-6850

    Website Link

School District of Palm Beach County - Office of Diversity in Business Practices

The Office of Diversity in Business Practices shall promote the Diversity and Equitable Utilization in Business Policy 6.143 by encouraging all small and minority-owned businesses to participate in obtaining business opportunities with Palm Beach County. All small and minority-owned businesses will become aware of procurement opportunities in the areas of Professional Service, Non-Professional Services, Construction, and Commodities within Palm Beach County.


  • Contact

    3300 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite A-106
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
    Phone: 561-434-8508
    Fax: 561-434-7405
    Website Link

State of Florida - Office of Supplier Diversity

The Office of Supplier Diversity’s (OSD) function is to improve business and economic opportunities for Florida’s women-owned and minority-owned businesses. OSD’s efforts toward this goal can be categorized into the following primary functions, Certification of Minority Business Enterprises, Advocacy and Outreach, and Matchmaking Activities.


  • Contact

    4050 Esplanade Way, Suite 380
    Tallahassee FL 32399
    Phone: (850) 487-0915
    Fax: (850) 922-6852

    Website Link

suntrust
Paragon is a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and relending intermediary of the U.S. Small Business Administration dedicated to providing comprehensive financial services, training and asset development for businesses in Palm Beach County, FL. Paragon provides access to capital through its loans to businesses that demonstrate a strong business model, an experienced management team and the potential to thrive and grow.