As a member of the Small Business Resiliency Network sponsored by the Washington State Department of Commerce, ECS works to promote and sustain small businesses within the Ethiopian community. Through this program, ECS provides culturally relevant support to small business owners within the Ethiopian community.

Start-up education

ECS organizes workshops about small business ownership and what to consider before starting a new business. Learn the basics of Starting a Restaurant Business, Adult Family House or a Franchise Businesses.

Grants and financial assistance

ECS shares information on how to access small business loans and relief funds, including COVID debt relief programs.

Administrative support

ECS helps small business owners fill out application forms and provide technical support as needed.

Join Our Small Business Network

Phone: 206-325-0304 available from 10:00AM-5:00PM Monday to Friday

Address:  8323 Rainier Ave S, Suite A, Seattle, WA 98118

Email: info@ecseattle.org

Below are useful links for Entrepreneurs that are planning on opening a Restaurant, Adult Family House or a Franchise business in and around Seattle area. This work was made possible by a grant from the Small Business Resiliency Network from the Department of Commerce.


English Version


Amharic Version


Oromigna Version


Tigrigna Version