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:

https://www.sba.gov/partners/lenders/microloan-program/list-lenders

Lenders can be searched by state.

If this does not meet your needs please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more resources in your area.

 

Business Experts
Certifications

Michigan Department of Transportation — Apply for Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) certification

National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. — Apply for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification

Invest Detroit

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)

Disaster Assistance

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.

Financing

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