- Workforce Initiative
At SCMW! we work to support our small businesses in whatever way possible. Our community partners provide a wide array of resources to meet your business needs. We also encourage you to check out the links below for further information on how you can build or strengthen your small business.
eSpot: A comprehensive listing of entrepreneurial resources available in Hillsdale County.
U.S. Small Business Association: SBA Direct gives you information and services based on your unique business needs.
Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center: Provides a full range of services for a variety of small businesses that are emerging and growing throughout Michigan - including new venture companies, exiting small businesses, expanding businesses, new technology companies, and innovators.
Accelerating Michigan Entrepreneurs: Accelerating Michigan Entrepreneurs (AME) is dedicated to helping business owners set strategic direction, improve leadership and people skills, be more productive, and grow revenues.
FastTrac: A practical, hands-on business development program designed to help entrepreneurs hone the skills needed to create, manage and grow a successful business. FastTrac participants don't just learn about business, they live it. They work on their own business ideas or ventures throughout the course - moving their ventures to reality or new levels of growth.
Growthology: Authored by two economists at the Kauffman Foundation, this blog focuses on the linkages between economics and entrepreneurship from a policy point of view.
YourEconomy: An interactive resource center that allows users to explore economic activity in their own communities — and across the country. YourEconomy provides detailed information about the performance of businesses from a national to a local perspective.
BizdomU: Bizdom U provides comprehensive, real-world training, mentorship, and support for entrepreneurs who have a burning passion and determination to build their own growth-oriented, Detroit-based business.