Helping small businesses grow.

Funding Resources to Start Your Business

Find capital resources for new, growing, or troubled businesses.

Northern Initiatives

We provide business loans ranging from $1,000 to $500,000, including loans guaranteed by the Small Business Association.

Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems

Engaging the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.

Michigan SBA

Our office provides help with SBA services including funding programs, counseling, federal contracting certifications, and disaster recovery.

Market Van Buren

We connect people, investments, and organizations with strategies and services that improve the quality of life and economic conditions in our region, specifically in our two-county service area.

Manufacturing Growth Alliance

Serving small and medium sized manufacturers across Michigan. Our team has membership options to serve and meet every manufacturer where they are.

Hello Alice!

Browse and apply for a wide variety of small business grant opportunities.

Michigan Small Business Development Center

The Michigan Small Business Development Center offers expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business.

Michigan Electronic Library

Providing all Michigan residents with free access to online full-text articles, full-text books, digital images, and other valuable research information.

Michigan Women Forward

We are devoted to the economic and personal well-being of Michigan women and girls.

WMed Innovation Center

The WMed Innovation Center is the place to start and grow life science, technology, or engineering ventures.