Business Development Resources

Not sure what kind of help you need to grow your business?

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The BizGrid is a list of over 30 organizations that offer a variety of free or low-cost services to Detroit businesses, from business planning, consulting, marketing and social media.  BizGrid offers an interactive website or a handy pdf both of which can be found here.

In addition to these resources, D2D has compiled a calendar of events and training’s as well as available contract opportunities that can help suppliers develop their businesses. Check back here regularly as this list is updated.

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Need a place to grow your business?

Motor City Match connects new and expanding businesses with Detroit’s quality real estate opportunities, providing them with funding and tools to fuel the city’s entrepreneurial revolution. The program distributes $500,000 in assistance every quarter to business and building owners. The application periods close on the first day of every quarter — January, April, July, and October.

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Are groceries your business?

The Detroit Green Grocer Project (GGP) helps create competitive, sustainable grocery offerings in Detroit while improving fresh food offerings for residents. Working primarily with independent grocers, GGP offers technical assistance, facade improvement and other grants, access to both traditional and non-traditional funding sources, and assistance with other business incentives from local and state government.

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Looking for a Detroit home for your start-up?

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Entrepreneurs, artists, techies and others looking for workspace in Detroit now have a one-stop resource to help them search for the perfect place for their endeavor, DEGC’s “Detroit Co-Working Spaces Finder.” These co-working spaces offer more than just a place to work, they provide the opportunity to meet and collaborate with a community of people with the same interests.

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Contact D2D staff if you need help navigating these resources.