Helping small businesses grow.

Resources to Start Your Business

Get solid advice for launching a new business or idea.

Women’s Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance

At the Women’s Business Center (WBC), we are helping women, people of color, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals start and grow businesses in Southwest Michigan.

State of MI Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is composed of the following agencies, bureaus and commissions that promote business growth and job creation.

South Haven/Van Buren County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Our team is made up of individuals with a wide range of skills and expertise, from marketing and event planning to hospitality and customer service.

South Haven Area Chamber of Commerce

Our vison is to promote collaborative efforts among businesses, government, and other support organizations.

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.

Lake Michigan College South Haven Location

Opened in the fall of 2003, Lake Michigan College at South Haven serves more than 600 students from Van Buren, Allegan, and Ottawa counties each semester.