Private Resources


Berks County Chamber of Commerce

The Berks County Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest business organizations in Berks County. The BCCC aids business by helping small businesses in building their network, promoting a pro business policy, and providing resources to help small businesses grow and develop.

Contact: (610) 898-8197
Visit Website →

Berks County Community Foundation

The BCCF is the premier philanthropic organization in Berks County.   The organization is dedicated to improving the business, civic, cultural, and social climate in Berks County.  In addition to administering various specific grant programs, the organization also invests funds in important initiatives that benefit all Berks Countians.  The Foundation works promoting economic growth in the region, including hosting an innovative business incubator program at its headquarters in Downtown Reading.

Contact: Reading – (610) 685-2223

Latino Chamber of Commerce

The LCC is a Berks county based organization that helps entrepreneurs and business owners of Hispanic ethnicity in starting and growing their businesses. The LCC serves as a liaison between the Hispanic community and Greater Reading Community at-large and encourages businesses across the nation and commonwealth to realize the potential of the Latino community of Reading.

Contact: 610-616-5610

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce

The NBCC is an organization dedicated to fostering the growth and prosperity of businesses in Northern Berks County.

Contact: (610) 683-8860
Visit Website →


PennTAP is a state wide organization that provides technical assistance to new and established businesses in Pennsylvania. The companies programs aim to help  businesses compete at a high level. Businesses who lack the technical expertise or do not have their own resources to manage technical issues are the primary clients of Penn Tap.

Contact: 814-865-0427
Visit Website →

Redesign Reading (RDR)

Redesign Reading (RDR) is a community development corporation dedicated to fostering sustainable economic development endeavors by using community assets. RDR works with other city development organizations to enhance economic and community development in Reading. The organization is already managing several successful efforts.

Contact: Brian Kelly
Phone: (610) 451-9235
Visit Website →


SCORE  is a business mentorship program through which experienced and successful business leaders offer their expertise and advice to new business owners to help them succeed.   Services include one-to-one mentoring and team mentoring,

Contact: (610) 376-3497
Visit Website →

Steel Valley Authority

The SVA is a PittsburgH based organization that seeks to rejuvenate business. The SVA has three main objectives and programs to help rejuvenate business in the area of layoff aversion, responsible capital and investment policy, and its goal of building sustainable communities. To accomplish these three goals, a number of programs are offered to businesses that promote growth.

Contact: (717)-901-6030

Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce

TCACC is a business advocacy group whose goal is to promote economic growth and prosperity for all its member businesses, located primarily in Southern Berks, Northern Chester, and Western Montgomery Counties. TCACC offers its members a number of services and opportunities in networking, advocacy, and cost saving.

Contact: (610) 326-2900
Visit Website →