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Hempfield Technology

Hempfield Technology was started in 2015 in East Hempfield, Pennsylvania. Over the years, the company has successfully on-boarded dozens of customers while adding to the menu of services. We are actively growing and scaling to ensure we are prepared for anything the industry and the economic market have to bring.

Providing IT managed services for small and medium sized business and local government. Our high-quality services are delivered by our excellent support team who leverage our vetted tool set to manage every aspect of our customer’s IT infrastructure. We set ourselves apart by providing friendly, responsive service to our customers, easy to scale pricing for the stake holders, and a deeply secure environment for their systems to run in.

Services Area

Lancaster County

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Type of Organization

For Profit Business

Cost for Services

Fee

Types of Services

  • Innovation & Technologies
  • IT Services
  • Something Else

How Services are Delivered

  • Networking
  • One-on-One
  • Toolkits

Belco Community Credit Union is a full-service financial institution offering checking, savings, loan, investment, and small business products and services. Belco currently has 75,000 members and $935 million in assets, 15 branches, numerous ATM/ITM locations, and 24-hour account access through mobile, online, and telephone banking.

We are a locally based, not-for-profit credit union dedicated to meeting the needs of the communities we serve through
exceptional service and financial education.

Services Area

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Type of Organization

Membership 501c6

Cost for Services

Free, Fee

Types of Services

  • Funding
  • Networking & Events
  • Something Else

How Services are Delivered

  • Memberships
  • Networking
  • One-on-One

Horst Insurance has served residents and businesses within the Southcentral and Southeastern regions of Pennsylvania for more than 100 years. As independent insurance brokers, we can build policies and solutions that protect what our clients value most, including their families, homes, businesses, employees, boats, pets, vehicles, and every other personal or business insurance need.

As independent insurance brokers, we cultivate relationships with a carefully selected group of well-known regional, national, and global insurers. These relationships often benefit our clients by offering customized plans for commercial or business insurance, risk management and reduction, employee group benefits, workers’ compensation, property insurance, personal insurance, auto and fleet insurance, and other insurance solutions.

Mission: Our vision is to perform with a passion for excellence, while doing the right things the right way.

Services Area

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Type of Organization

For Profit Business

Cost for Services

Fee

Types of Services

  • Licensing, Insurance, Credentials

How Services are Delivered

  • In Person Classes
  • One-on-One

Berks Arts administers funding, in the form of grants from the PA Council on the Arts, for creative businesses located in central Pennsylvania. Berks Arts is located in Berks County and provides arts education, puts supports arts focused fests and events, and help support and grow a thriving arts community.

Berks Arts exists to inspire, engage, and unite our community through arts education, collaboration, and presentation. In everything we do, and support, we seek to make Berks County, PA, a more creative, more desirable, and more resilient community.

Services Area

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Type of Organization

501c3

Cost for Services

Free

Types of Services

  • Funding
  • Growth Strategies

How Services are Delivered

  • Networking
  • One-on-One

Services Offerings

Creative Entreprenuer Accelorator Program

As a creative entrepreneur, you are a leader on the pathway to recovery and increased opportunity in our rapidly changing environment. The Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator grant program provides creative...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

Creative Sector Flex Fund

The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) is excited to introduce a new grant program for non-profit organizations, the Creative Sector Flex Fund (CSFF). This grant program incorporates the current needs of...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring, Summer

Delivery:

One-on-One

All Star Code is a high school program for young men of color and is focused on Computer Science and technology. The program introduces soft skills and exposes participants to the tech startup culture through an immersive experience inside entrepreneurial, educational and corporate spaces. The program offers a six-week Summer Intensive course, alumni services, and increases awareness on coding and tech opportunities for young men of color.

All Star Code creates economic opportunity for young men of color by developing an entrepreneurial mindset and supplying them with the tools they need to succeed in the innovation economy.

Services Area

Lancaster County

Type of Organization

501c3

Cost for Services

Free

Types of Services

  • Innovation & Technologies
  • IT Services
  • Licensing, Insurance, Credentials

How Services are Delivered

  • In Person Classes
  • Incubators/Accelerators

Services Offerings

All Star Code

All Star Code creates economic opportunity for young men of color by developing an entrepreneurial mindset and supplying them with the tools they need to succeed in the innovation economy. Our flagship 6-week...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Summer

Delivery:

In Person Class, Mentoring, Non-Credit Program, Online Class

Aspire WorkLabs is a coworking space that aims to build an ecosystem that nurtures creativity, collaboration, and social impact. Aspire WorkLabs supports entrepreneurs and businesses by providing cutting edge workspaces, offering business showcase nights, and mentoring and education from industry experts who range from IP law to banking and healthcare.

To empower individuals and businesses to grow and thrive, not just professionally, but as integral parts of a vibrant and innovative community.

Services Area

Lancaster City

Lancaster County

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Pennsylvania

Type of Organization

For Profit Business

Cost for Services

Fee

Types of Services

  • Coworking
  • Innovation & Technologies
  • Product Development
  • Product Testing

How Services are Delivered

  • Memberships
  • Networking

Services Offerings

WorkLabs

Flexible, professional work space in Downtown Lancaster. Membership provides everything you need to run your business including: Professional business address with mail & package delivery, 24/7 secure access,...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

Memberships

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA provides startup funding and business support services to tech-based startups and small manufacturers located in PA. As an on-going initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority, the Program invests not only in the marketable innovations but also in business mentoring and support initiatives such as our Transformation Business Services Network and the BF TechCelerator Business Startup Boot Camps.

We believe in equitable economic development. We will purposely advance initiatives that deepen our social impact in our region and that sustain our mission.

Services Area

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Pennsylvania

Type of Organization

501c3

Government Entity

Cost for Services

Free

Types of Services

  • Accounting, Bookkeeping, & Taxes
  • Business Plan Development
  • Funding
  • Growth Strategies
  • Human Resources
  • Innovation & Technologies
  • IT Services
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Product Development
  • Product Testing
  • Startup Basics

How Services are Delivered

  • In Person Classes
  • Incubators/Accelerators
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • One-on-One
  • Online Classes
  • Webinars
  • Workshops

Services Offerings

Ben Franklin Funding

Regardless of the market your product will serve or the industry you are currently working in, those who are successful in getting startup funding from Ben Franklin all have one thing in common. They have the...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

Mentoring

Ben Franklin Learning Center

Our programming topics cover business management topics covering digital marketing, finance, HR, investor and more. It is intended to help you keep your finger on the pulse, investigate emerging trends,...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

Webinar

BIG IDEA CONTEST

We’re looking for entrepreneurs who are developing or crafting a product, process, or innovation related to the maker economy, outdoors and recreation, forest products, manufacturing, and technology. The...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring

Delivery:

Mentoring, Webinar

TechCelerator Program

Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator offers local entrepreneurs, grad students, professors, and university researchers a 10-week business boot camp to help take the first step in launching your startup. It involves...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall

Delivery:

One-on-One, Online Class, Webinar

Transformation Business Services Network

By providing expertise in marketing, human resources, accounting, strategic planning and advertising to promising companies in the region—at no cost—TBSN is now considered one of Pennsylvania’s most...   Read More

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Cost:

Free

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

The Candy Factory is a coworking space located in the City of Lancaster that creates a space for entrepreneurs and small businesses to gather, imagine, create, and thrive. In addition to coworking space memberships and day passes, the Candy Factory offers members childcare with Jelly Bellies, media and studio rentals, meeting room rentals, and an event venue.

Services Area

Lancaster City

Type of Organization

For Profit Business

Cost for Services

Free, Fee

Types of Services

  • Coworking
  • Networking & Events

How Services are Delivered

  • Memberships
  • Networking

Services Offerings

Meeting Rooms & Venue

A unique meeting space located in the heart of Lancaster. Our venue and meeting spaces are perfect for your next meeting, corporate event, employee retreat, training, or mixer.
All conference room...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

Networking, Work Spaces

Membership

A coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of downtown Lancaster PA. With over 280 members, our thriving community is comprised of small business owners, remote workers, freelancers,...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

Memberships, Networking

Community First Fund is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides funding to small businesses. Community Firsts approach to creating vibrant communities includes increasing development of affordable housing units, enhancing access to food and healthcare resources, creating educational opportunities for all, and providing the funding for job-creating businesses to start up and grow. Community First is driven to make a change by transforming lives, businesses and communities – one transaction at a time.

Community First Fund’s mission is to create financial equity through wealth building opportunities for individuals, families, and business owners, especially Persons of Color, women, and immigrants. We align capital, knowledge, and advocacy to advance access to financial services, business ownership, housing, and community development.

Services Area

Lancaster County and Surrounding Counties

Type of Organization

501c3

Cost for Services

Fee, Scholarships/Subsidized

Types of Services

  • Funding
  • Growth Strategies

How Services are Delivered

  • One-on-One

Services Offerings

Affordable & Market Rate Housing Development Loans

We provide loans to both for profit and nonprofit developers of housing for low and moderate income families. Our financing options can be support housing that is for re-sale or for rental housing projects....   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

Commercial Real Estate Loans

Community First Fund’s commercial real estate lending focuses on facilitating the development, rehabilitation or adaptive re-use of commercial and mixed use real estate projects located in downtowns or in...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

Creative Business Loans

Community First Fund received funding from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts. Eligible loan uses will...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

New Markets Tax Credits

Community First Fund provides financing through the New Markets Tax Credit Program. This federal program provides tax credits to banks that provide financing to large scale commercial real estate or mixed use...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

Small Business Loans

Small Business Loans are for projects that require more capital than a microloan can provide. Loan proceeds are generally used to support the increased capital needs of maturing businesses and may be used for...   Read More

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Cost:

Fee

Availability:

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Delivery:

One-on-One

The City of Lancaster is a small and diverse city located in the center of Lancaster County. The city boasts a strong downtown core with many locally owned retailers, restaurants, and professional services. The city is made up of neighborhoods with mixed use cores. The municipality tracks local businesses through a business registry and licensing; has a range of services and zoning requirements for local businesses; and provides financing and tax incentives to businesses.

Lancaster’s diverse and vibrant neighborhoods are welcoming places that foster connections among our residents. Residents are actively engaged in the day-to-day life of their neighborhoods in partnership with the City to sustain a strong community with safe and quality housing, public spaces, and facilities.

Services Area

Lancaster City

Type of Organization

Government Entity

Cost for Services

Free, Fee, Scholarships/Subsidized

Types of Services

  • Licensing, Insurance, Credentials
  • Networking & Events
  • Something Else

How Services are Delivered

  • Networking
  • One-on-One