"What's SUP?" Guide to Flint Start-up Business Resources
This downloadable infographic has a comprehensive list of planning and funding resources in Genesee County available to entrepreneurs.
Baker College Center for Business
Assistance for Baker students in accounting, marketing, supervision, management and human resources, advertising, market research, sales and customer service. Special focus is given to family-owned businesses.
1050 W. Bristol Rd. Flint Michigan 48507
BEST provides services to non-profits in Genesee County, including management training and organizational resources. Professional workshops average $35 for half-day sessions. Consulting and referrals are offered free of charge to legally established non-profits.
310 E. Third St. Flint, MI 48502
Business Model Canvas Generator
Practice sheets and tips for filling out the Business Model Canvas.
Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce
Offers economic development assistance - marketing, site selection, incentives, attraction and retention. Innovation and anchor initiatives development.
519 S. Saginaw St. Suite 200 Flint, MI 48502
Flint Area Reinvestment Office
Assists the public, private and non-profit sectors in attracting and utilizing federal funding for the Flint area.
503 S. Saginaw St. Suite 1200, Flint, MI 48503-1851
Flint Food Works Culinary Incubator
A new commercial kitchen incubator at the Flint Farmers' Market for food entrepreneurs.
300 E. First St. Flint, MI 48502
Flint Public Library- SCORE
FPL has a business library, workshops, counseling to help local businesses, meeting space, and access to the Michigan eLibrary, mel.org.
1026 E. Kearsley St. Flint, Michigan 48502
Foundation Center Nonprofit Funding Databases
These links through the Flint Public Library's website allow individuals and nonprofits organizations to search out grant opportunities and national foundations.
Genesee County Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
Focused on economic development, gap funding and IDRB.
519 S. Saginaw St. Suite 200, Flint, MI 48502
"501 Inc." offers business incubator space for rent to the public. Goodwill provides micro and small business support and assistance for persons with disabilities.
501 S. Averill Ave. Flint, MI 48506
Inventor's Council of Mid-Michigan
This non-profit assists inventors in bringing new products to market.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
Residential and commercial development support.
436 S. Saginaw St. Suite 408, Flint, MI 48502
Metro Community Development
Community lending program and SBA micro lender
503 S. Saginaw St. Suite 804, Flint, MI 48502
810-767-4622 Ext. 57
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Resource for government forms and applications.
MI-Small Business Development Center - MI-SBDC
Counseling, training, market research and technology commercialization assistance. Business resource center. Free or low-cost workshops, open to the public.
Kettering University, 1700 University Ave., Campus Center, Room 5-100, Flint, MI 48504
Mott Community College Regional Tech Center FabLab
The FabLab offers advanced manufacturing and technology assistance related to design and manufacturing issues, fast prototyping facilities and assistance.
Mott Community College 1401 E. Court St. Flint, MI 48503
Oak Business Center
Space for rent; multi-use facility for office, retail, commercial, and light industrial.
2712 N. Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48505
Small Business Association Online Training Modules
SBA offers a variety of programs and support services to help you navigate the issues you face with initial applications, and resources to help you open for business.
Veteran's Business Resource Center
Assistance for veterans: Counseling, training, mentoring, advocacy.
501 S Averill Ave. Flint, Mi. 48506