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.
1 Million Cups Metro Detroit is part of a non-profit organization with a mission to educate, connect and support early-stage entrepreneurs. We offer founders the opportunity to share their startup stories in a safe, supportive learning environment.
Phone: (248) 210-6659
4737 Maura Lane
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
Bringing education, financial operations management assistance, technical assistance, coaching and tax prep for small business owners in Metro Detroit.
Phone: (313) 556-1940 Ext: 1214
3031 West Grand Blvd., Suite 470
Detroit, MI 48202
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.
Phone: (313) 580-2627
2448 Historic Decatur Rd.
San Diego, CA 92106
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.
Phone: (248) 396-0034
PO Box 431362
Pontiac, MI 48343
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.
Phone: (248) 204-2452
21415 Civic Center Dr
Southfield, MI 48076
Centro Cultural Hispano is a non-profit community Hispanic cultural organization founded in 2019 in Ferndale, Michigan.
Centro Multicultural La Familia is a non-profit organization offering a broad range of services from support for survivors to mental health care and community education. While we provide culturally specific services to Latinx and/or Hispanic individuals, we offer services to a broader cultural community in need.
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.
Phone: (248) 557-2600 Ext: 223
27400 Southfield Rd.
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
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.
Phone: (248) 837-2650
300 West Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Hieghts, MI 48071
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.
Phone: (248) 691-7404
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
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.
Phone: (248) 796-4161
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076
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.
Phone: (248) 624-3280
49045 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
The Mexico Consulate provides consular protection and assistance with immigration, human rights, emergencies, educational opportunities, health guidance, criminal, administrative, work and family matters.
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.
DMCU is a non profit financial institution Credit Union with locations in Clawson and Novi. Our 25,000-plus members benefit from a full array of products and services, and from our team of financial experts, who are available to offer guidance and support through every phase of your life, from saving for college to planning for retirement.
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
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.
Phone: (248) 318-3763
27280 Haggerty Road, Suite C8
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
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.
Phone: (248) 553-6873
32737 W. 12 Mile
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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.
Phone: (248) 699-5114
23600 Liberty Street
Farmington, MI 48335
The First Merchants Bank offers personal banking, business banking, mortgage lending, treasury, management services, and wealth management. They also provide private wealth advisors that specialize in Investment Management, Retirement Plans, Private Banking and Brokerage solutions.
Phone: (248) 752-3575
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.
Phone: (313) 821-5060
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
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.
Phone: (248) 309-3752
45580 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac, MI 48341
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses helps entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital, and a supportive network of advisors and peers. The program is designed for second stage businesses that have a minimum of two years in business, two employees, and revenues between $75k and $20 million.
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.
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
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.
Phone: (248) 837-2650
300 West Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071
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.
Phone: (313) 597-0105
1234 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226
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.
Serving businesses with workforce solutions is a top priority at Oakland County Michigan Works! Oak Park.
Phone: (248) 691-8437
Oak Park, MI 48237
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.
Phone: (248) 617-3600 Ext: 3619
7500 Highland Road
Waterford, MI 48327
OU INC is a SmartZone Business Accelerator, in collaboration with the City of Rochester Hills, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and various industry partners. We serve as one of Oakland County's high tech business startup resources, and provide a wide variety of services and capital for our clients.
Phone: (248) 417-2801
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.
Phone: (517) 930-5321
Detroit, MI 48202
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.
Phone: (248) 547-4000
200 S. Washington Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48067-3821
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.
Phone: (248) 313-8863
938 Burdette St
Ferndale, MI 48220
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
Phone: (248) 796-5196
18000 west nine mile rd
Southfield, MI 48124
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.
Phone: (248) 628-9941
22 W. Burdick Street
Oxford, MI 48371
U.S. Small Business Administration - SBA (SE Michigan) is an organization that helps small business owners with free business counseling, SBA-guaranteed business loans, home & business disaster loans and federal government contracting.
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