Links & Resources
This section provides access to FREE tools and resources to help you grow your business.
To look for a microloan program that provides loans up to $ 50,000 in your area please visit:
Lenders can be searched by state.
Small Business Development Center
Michigan Department of Transportation — Apply for Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) certification
National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. — Apply for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council — Apply for Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) certification
Small Business Administration — The SBA 8(a) Business Development Program
Small Business Administration — The SBA Hubzone Program
Small Business Administration — The SBA Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses
Small Business Administration — The SBA Women-Owned Small Business
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce — Apply for LGBT Business Enterprise Certification (LGBTBEs)
SBA’s largest direct loan program provides affordable, timely and accessible financial assistance. Recover from disasters and rebuild your life with affordable, timely and accessible financial assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes.
Receive working-capital loans to sustain business while on active duty through the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan (MREIDL) program.