The Oakland County Business Forward Resource Hub is a regional referral network that links area entrepreneurs and business owners to local, regional and state resource partners who provide services to help businesses grow and prosper.

Any not-for-profit, government, or educational organization that serves entrepreneurs and small businesses can be included in the online platform. There is no cost to be listed. Simply complete the online form below.

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Accounting Aid Academy (Accounting Aid Society)

Bringing education, financial operations management assistance, technical assistance, coaching and tax prep for small business owners in Metro Detroit.

Gabrielle Thomas

Phone: (313) 556-1940 Ext: 1214

3031 West Grand Blvd., Suite 470
Detroit, MI 48202

APEX Accelerators Schoolcraft College (Formerly PTAC)

Provides free government contracting technical assistance to business firms in marketing products and services to the federal, state, and local governments.

Olga Martinez

Phone: (734) 462-4438 Ext: 4691

18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152

Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

APACC Mission is to facilitate business relationships among Asian and U.S. based companies and to promote the economic advancement of Asian Pacific Americans

Duc Abrahamson

Phone: (248) 430-5855

PO Box 54
Clawson, MI 48017

Automation Alley

Automation Alley is a World Economic Forum Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) and a nonprofit Industry 4.0 knowledge center with a global outlook and a regional focus.

John Bedz

Phone: (248) 457-3399

2675 Bellingham
Troy, MI 48083

CDC Small Business Finance

We are a not-for-profit mission driven lender with a passion for helping small businesses grow and create jobs. We offer a variety of low-interest financing that fit the needs of small businesses no matter where they are in the growth cycle.

Nimaj Driscoll

Phone: (313) 648-2838

2448 Historic Decatur Rd.
Ste 200
San Diego, CA 92106

CEED Lending

Provides access to capital for small business owners unable to secure traditional financing.

Belinda Turner-DuBois

Phone: (248) 460-3873

33109 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150

Center for Pontiac Entrepreneurship

The Center for Pontiac Entrepreneurship (CFPE) is an initiative of the Pontiac Community Foundation, providing services for small businesses located and/or with owners residing in the City of Pontiac, Michigan.

Scott Stewart

Phone: (248) 246-6606

PO Box 431362
Pontiac, MI 48343

Centrepolis Accelerator

The Centrepolis Accelerator is accelerating the growth of Michigan’s advanced manufacturing, innovative hardware entrepreneurs and small manufacturers by providing access to funding, experts and key business and product development resources.

Riley Lenhard

Phone: (248) 204-2452

21415 Civic Center Dr
Southfield, MI 48076

Chase Bank - Business Focused on Minority Entrepreneurs

Chase is helping minority business owners grow their businesses through accessible education, coaching and banking solutions. We provide a range of
resources from educational seminars to community resources — provided through 1:1 coaching with a Senior Business Consultant in 21 U.S. cities. We support business owners in growing their businesses through accessible education, coaching and banking solutions.

Jeff Childs



City of Hazel Park

City of Hazel Park

James Finkley

Phone: (248) 546-4064 Ext: 339

111 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Hazel Park, MI 48030

City of Lathrup Village

Susie Stec

Phone: (248) 557-2600 Ext: 223

27400 Southfield Rd.
Lathrup Village, MI 48076

City of Madison Hieghts

The mission of the City of Madison Heights is to provide high quality services to residents and businesses in the most efficient, effective, and ethical manner possible so as to maintain and enhance.

Giles Tucker

Phone: (248) 837-2650

300 West Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Hieghts, MI 48071

City of Oak Park Economic Development and Planning

The City of Oak Park Economic Development and Planning Department can assist with site location, possible incentives, and site plan process. We can also connect you to various other resources.

Kimberly Marrone

Phone: (248) 691-7404

14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237

City of Southfield

The City of Southfield is the premier business address in Michigan. With more than 27 million sq ft of office space and over 7 million sq ft of retail and industrial space – Southfield is Michigan’s undisputed business center.

Rochelle Freeman

Phone: (248) 796-4161

26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076

City of Wixom

Looking to start, grow, or expand your business? Wixom is ready to welcome your company with a positive business climate and easy, streamlined services. Whether you’re new to the area, or have been around for decades, we’re here to help you succeed.

Drew Benson

Phone: (248) 624-3280

49045 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393

Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce mission is to promote and empower our Metropolitan Detroit LGBT, allied business members, non-profit members, corporate partners and their employees through leadership, advocacy and education.

Kevin Heard



Downtown Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority

The mission of the Lake Orion DDA is to enhance the economic potential and preserve the historical character of the Lake Orion DDA District and the heart and hub of the Orion Community.

Molly Wing LaLonde

Phone: (248) 693-9742

118 N. Broadway
Lake Orion, MI 48362

DTE Small Business Program

The DTE Small Business Program is designed to help your business become more energy efficient and save money. When you participate in this program, you’ll be eligible for increased incentives exclusive to small businesses.

Dan Lipman

Phone: (855) 748-2525

27280 Haggerty Road, Suite C8
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Farmington Community Library

The Farmington Community Library is a District Library serving the two communities of Farmington and Farmington Hills in southeastern Michigan. We specialize in resources to assist businesses and nonprofit organizations 501(c)(3) succeed.

Sherri Vaughn

Phone: (248) 553-6873

32737 W. 12 Mile
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Farmington Downtown Development Authority

Downtown Farmington is a thriving Main Street community with a diverse business mix of small independents and larger regional and national brands, all maintained and supported within a walkable, aesthetically driven district.

Kate Knight

Phone: (248) 699-5114

23600 Liberty Street
Farmington, MI 48335

FranNet of Michigan

FranNet specializes in matching qualified franchisees with quality franchisors. We help people escape corporate America or diversify their existing business holdings. This service is entirely free to the business up to the point of entering an official agreement with a selected franchise.

Mark Corey

Phone: (313) 821-5060

638 Westchester
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230

Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic

Gary Burnstein Clinic provides high-quality, free, medical, dental, prescriptions, vision exam & eyeglasses, lab services, vaccinations and behavioral health for uninsured adults 18 years of age and older.

Susana Jackiewicz

Phone: (248) 309-3752

45580 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac, MI 48341

Great Lakes Women's Business Council - Certification

Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (Great Lakes WBC) is a nonprofit champion for women and minority businesses. We provide access to capital, certification for women-owned businesses, corporate contracting opportunities, and small business educational support.

Veronica Johnson



Highland Downtown Development Authority

We are dedicated to historic preservation and economic growth. We bring classes and other resources to our district businesses. We create a sense of place encouraging people to live work and play in and around our unique downtown.

Melissa "Missy" Dashevich

Phone: (248) 770-9302

205 W. Livingston Road
Highland, MI 48357

Highland White Lake Business Association

The HWLBA is a member-driven networking organization that provides opportunities for networking, collaboration and local community connection.

Ann Giese


205 W Livingston Road
Commerce, MI 48357

Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce

Serving Commerce, Highland, Milford and White Lake since 1962. Working together for a stronger community

Joell Beether

Phone: (248) 685-7129

317 Union Street
Milford, MI 48381

Madison Heights Downtown Development Authority

The Madison Heights Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was created in 1997 to support downtown businesses by eliminating blight, facade improvement and streetscape projects and encouraging development.

Giles Tucker

Phone: (248) 837-2650

300 West Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071

Metro Detroit Black Business Alliance

Metro Detroit Black Business Alliance is committed to providing our members with expanded opportunities to connect with leaders and help advocate for policies critical to the success of Black businesses in the region.

Charity Dean

Phone: (313) 597-0105

1234 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce promotes economic advancement, growth, and sustainability for its members by enabling access to business opportunities and developmental resources through strategic initiatives.

Laura Huber



Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

For over 30 years, Manufacturing Technology Center has assisted Michigan’s small and medium-sized businesses to compete and grow.

Gary Marley

Phone: (734) 451-4200 Ext: 4273

45501 Helm St
Plymouth, MI 48170

Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides consulting, business education and market research to help small businesses launch, grow, transition and innovate.

Wendy Richardson



Michigan Women Forward

Michigan Women Forward is a CDFI microlender.

Tanesia Greer

Phone: (313) 962-1920

1155 Brewery Park Blvd.
Suite 350
Detroit, MI 48207

Michigan Works! Troy

Are you searching for full-time employment? Need assistance with funding for short-term training? Oakland County Michigan Works Troy! can help.

Lori Spicer

Phone: (248) 823-5101

550 Stephenson Highway
Suite 440
Troy, MI 48084

Oak Park Public Library

Public library providing free research assistance and lead generation for both households and businesses.

Trevor Winn

Phone: (248) 691-7480

14200 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237

Oakland County Michigan Works Oak Park

Serving businesses with workforce solutions is a top priority at Oakland County Michigan Works! Oak Park.

Sherry Kless

Phone: (248) 691-8437

22180 Parklawn
Oak Park, MI 48237

Oakland County Michigan Works! Southfield

Oakland County Michigan Works! is your business’ one-stop shop for talent recruitment and training.

Lisa Straske

Phone: (248) 796-4567

21415 Civic Center Dr.
Suite 116
Southfield, MI 48076

Oakland County Michigan Works! Waterford

Michigan Works! is a statewide, unified workforce development system. We serve as an extension of a corporate HR team, helping employers access key tools and resources to connect them to crucial talent and upskill their current workforce.

Sarah Hug

Phone: (248) 617-3600 Ext: 3619

7500 Highland Road
Waterford, MI 48327

Operations School

We help Solopreneurs grow and scale their businesses by learning how to automate, delegate & get paid

Gerrard Allen

Phone: (248) 931-9174

Farmington, MI 48335

Pure Michigan Business Connect - MEDC

The MEDC, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state.

Katy Till

Phone: (517) 930-5321

Detroit, MI 48202

Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce

The Great Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to bringing business persons, civic groups, local government and citizens together to advance the economic, professional, cultural and civic welfare of the community.

Christine Perez

Phone: (248) 547-4000

200 S. Washington Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48067-3821

SCORE - Southeast Michigan

SCORE Southeast Michigan, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years.

Nancy Tokarz

Phone: (248) 313-8863

938 Burdette St
Ferndale, MI 48220

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce

A business membership organization responsible for creating commerce connections.

Jasmine Patton

Phone: (248) 557-6661

20300 Civic Center Dr.
Suite 1102
Southfield, MI 48076

Southfield Downtown Development Authority

The City of Southfield, Michigan Downtown Development Authority (Southfield DDA) was established in 1988. The DDA is charged with promoting economic growth in the city and eliminating the causes of property value deterioration. It is the legislative

Alfonso Aceves

Phone: (248) 796-5196

18000 west nine mile rd
Southfield, MI 48124

The Village of Oxford DDA

The welcoming pedestrian friendly downtown of Oxford offers a unique shopping experience with a variety of specialty shops, galleries and eateries housed in beautifully restored historic and complimentary vintage styled buildings.

Kelly Westbrook

Phone: (248) 628-9941

22 W. Burdick Street
Oxford, MI 48371

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