Organizations supporting entrepreneurship

There are over 270 organizations and associations registered in the city. 86 of them had their details included in the non-government organization database, kept by the Non-Government Organization Office. There is also the Forum of Non-Government Organizations operating in the city. The largest organization for entrepreneurs is the Zagłębie Chamber of Commerce, open to a few score entrepreneurs.

The most important institutions with regional scope are the Regional Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Craft and Small and Medium Entrepreneurship, in Katowice, Silesian Chamber of Agriculture, Upper Silesian Agency for Regional Development (GARR) (which plays the role of regional finance institution), Upper Silesian Agency for Company Transformation (GAPP) and Upper Silesian Fund. Moreover, loan funds, guarantee funds and venture capital all have a part to play in the region. Innovative activities in the region are supported by the Regional Centre for Information and Technology Transfer.


Business Board of Dąbrowa Górnicza:

The Business Board of Dąbrowa Górnicza, operating through the office of the Mayor of the City, was set up on 25 April 2007. Dąbrowa’s largest companies and business organizations were invited to work on the Board. The Board is a forum for co-operation and discussion concerning the city’s economic problems, and it represents the interests of entrepreneurs running their business activities in Dąbrowa Górnicza. The main principle of the Board is to support initiatives for developing the city, and, in particular, to reinforce entrepreneurship, economic innovation and the implementation of projects which Dąbrowa Górnicza’s business entities expect. The Board also collaborates with the city authorities in order to co-ordinate work aimed at creating new workplaces, and to facilitate the business start-up process.


Members of the Board:


Fundacja Regionalnej Agencji Promocji Zatrudnienia (Foundation of Regional Agency for Employment Promotion)
ul. Sienkiewicza 6a, 41-300 Dąbrowa Górnicza, tel. +48 (032) 764 22 98, e-mail:;


Regionalna Agencja Promocji Zatrudnienia Sp. z o.o. (Regional Agency for Employment Promotion)
ul. Sienkiewicza 14, 41-300 Dąbrowa Górnicza, tel. +48 32 262 5079;

Agencja Rozwoju Lokalnego SA (Agency for Local Development)
ul. Teatralna 9, 41-200 Sosnowiec, tel.: +48 32 266 5041, +48 32 293 3610;

Cech Rzemiosł Różnych (Crafts Guild)
ul. Sobieskiego 7a, 41-300 Dąbrowa Górnicza, tel. +48 32 262 2849, +48 32 262 5097; email:

Zagłębiowska Izba Gospodarcza (The Zagłębie Economics Chamber)
Plac Wolności 1, 41-300 Dąbrowa Górnicza, tel. +48 32 262 4892

Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza (The Chamber of Commerce and Industry In Katowice)
ul. Opolska 15, 40-084 Katowice;

Stowarzyszenie Aktywnych Przedsiębiorców Śląskich (Association of Active Silesian Entrepreneurs)
ul. Przemysłowa 10, 40-020 Katowice, tel. +48 502 577 483;