District Bridges Consulting

For Business Improvement Districts

Enhancing Economic Development Through Small Business Support

Business/Community Improvement Districts are vital to enhancing the quality of life for businesses, commercial property owners, residents, visitors, and employees. If your BID/CID is looking to develop more robust technical assistance programming for small businesses within your district, District Bridges is here to help.

Small Business Technical Assistance Program Development

Whether your organization is looking to develop an internal technical assistance program to support your businesses or are looking to contract those services directly, District Bridges can help.

Small Business Technical Assistance Needs Assessment

Not sure what kind of technical assistance the businesses in your district need? Our Needs Assessment conducts on the ground research to help you assess the types of assistance that would be the most valuable to your businesses to help you to develop programs that will result in a return on your investment.

One-on-one Business Support

Do you have businesses that need small business technical assistance but your organization does not provide such resources? District Bridges provides one on one support to businesses, your BID/CID can become a referral partner enabling you to refer businesses in your district directly to our services.

Small Business Resource Gap Analysis

Your community already has resources meant to support small businesses. Before you create a new program, we can help you understand what resources are available locally and nationally that your businesses can access. Our gap analysis conducts research to understand the needs of businesses in your community, identify resources to me those needs, and identify where there are existing gaps.

Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is a critical part of developing an organization that can achieve long term impact. Through our strategic planning process, we work with your organization and community stakeholders to identify your goals and develop an attainable plan of action to move you from where you are to where you want to go.

Leadership Development

Many community development leaders find themselves investing all of their time and energy into the communities they serve but who is investing in them? We are! District Bridges Leadership Development provides you with real tools that can help you in your day to day work but also provide a community of leaders who know how hard this work can be.