Cultivate serves small businesses to grow successfully and positively impact local communities.

Start with our free discovery assessment to get connected to trainings, advisors & referrals.
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Plant - Complete the Cultivate Discovery Assessment

The answers you provide help sow the seeds of a bountiful future for your small business. You’ll find questions about your business’s characteristics and challenges to help our team identify what programs and workshops are a fit for you.

Water - Nourishment through connections

Our team enters your responses into the Cultivate Connection Platform. This nourishes your business by matching your needs with support from locally owned service businesses––so you can focus on what you do best. If there’s no local option, we will find one outside your community.

Grow - Access Cultivate Resources

Let those connections and training resources take root and help your business grow by accessing all of the free resources offered by Cultivate. Cultivate may provide referrals for essential service providers and consulting organizations that charge for their services (bookkeeping, legal, marketing, coworking, coaches).

On Demand Business Trainings & Workshop Materials

Create - Shape your business presence

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive business world, establishing a robust online presence is no longer an option but a necessity. Whether you’re a startup or a well-established business, your digital footprint can significantly impact your success. 


For most of us entrepreneurship is the best opportunity we have to change the trajectory of our lives and impact our families for generations. Creating a business plan is essential to count the cost, weigh your options, and ultimately prepare you for the journey of starting your business.

Boost - Attract more online customers

Maximize the effectiveness of of your marketing messages and attract more customers to your business. Use our step-by-step guide  to create business profile content you can use across all digital marketing channels, including your website, social media, and directory listings.

Grow - Build and Maintain Customer Trust

The most important objective that we have as business owners is to continually add new customers, but many don’t know where to start. Explore our process of formulating and implementing a growth strategy to keep building a better business and turn your elbow grease into lasting impacts.

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Cultivate Business Centers

Provided through collaboration with our community partners, service providers, Cultivate staff and coworking spaces – we provide workspace, connections, business trainings & exclusive in-person advising in Franklin, Madison & Fairfield Counties.

Cultivate London

Located in downtown London Ohio, walk to shops, restaurants & cafes. Serving Madison County Ohio.

Cultivate Grove City

Located in historic downtown Grove City, walk to shops, restaurants. Serving Franklin County Ohio.

Cultivate Pickerington

Located in downtown Pickerington, walk to shops, restaurants & brewery. Serving Fairfield County Ohio.

Cultivate Ohio Small Business Ecosystems

Cultivate Ohio Small Business Ecosystems- in collaboration with community partners & service providers, Cultivate provides business training and connections as part of an entrepreneur support ecosystem in several communities throughout Ohio. These collaborations are possible through a combination of funding that our non-profit receives and is matched by our local partners. Explore an Entrepreneur Ecosystem in your community.