American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona
The focus of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona (AICCAz) is to provide a format for American Indian entrepreneurs to promote their business and for corporations to connect with American Indian businesses, to act as a liaison on tribal economic development issues, and to offer the best in resources, training and networking for the American Indian business. AICCAz offers its members the opportunity to exchange ideas and information with business owners throughout the state.
National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
http://www.ncaied.org/The National Center is a non-profit organization, founded and directed by American Indians with a commitment to business development for Indian People. The National Center is the first national organization solely dedicated to developing American Indian economic self-sufficiency through business ownership.
Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is providing unparalleled impact on the grant community.
Small Business Administration
SBA programs and services support you, the small business person. Learn about SBA-backed loans, government contracting opportunities, disaster assistance, and training programs to help your business succeed.
Small Business Development Centers
Provides assistance to anyone who owns, operates, or is starting a small business in Maricopa County. Our staff is knowledgeable business people whose goal is to help businesses to thrive here in Arizona. They have 8 centers around the county can provide you with no-cost and confidential business counseling to help you succeed in your business.
Central Arizona College Small Business Development Center (CAC SBDC)
The CAC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides management and marketing counseling to Pinal County firms with less than 200 employees. All counseling assistance is provided at no cost to the client. Central Arizona College and the US Small Business Administration (SBA) jointly fund your Center. Their mission is to help the businesses of Pinal County to succeed. One-on- one confidential counseling is their primary method of assisting clients.
Greater Phoenix SCORE provides free mentoring to small business owners and entrepreneurs, along with classes, seminars, and special events to benefit small businesses across the Valley. They have over 70 mentors, each with extensive business experience, ready to help you start up a business, grow your business, or work through difficult business management issues. They have experts in all functional areas and many different businesses. They are located near Thomas and Central in Phoenix, and also have 25+ locations all over the Phoenix metropolitan area.
The FBO.gov is the U.S. Government’s one-stop virtual marketplace. Through this single point-of- entry, commercial vendors and government buyers are invited to post, search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.
Native Learning Center
The Native Learning Center (NLC) offers free Training and Technical Assistance to Native Americans and those working within Indian Country. Their training promotes the essentials of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) for Tribal members and their communities.
Kauffman Foundation of Entrepreneurship
The Kauffman Foundation created Entrepreneurship.org as an online resource to help entrepreneurs grow great ideas. The site provides innovative educational tools and informative resources covering the latest issues and insights affecting entrepreneurs.
Bizcoach hopes to assist owners with solid business advice, to resolve problems, increase productivity and improve profitability.
Gaebler Ventures, Resources for Entrepreneurs
Provides over 100,000 unique resources for entrepreneurs on this site. All original articles with new small business articles posted daily. Over 30,000 entrepreneurs visit this site every single day!
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
The USPTO is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. The USPTO registers trademarks based on the commerce clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3). Under this system of protection, American industry has flourished.
Entrepreneur has been the premier guide for entrepreneurship and business ownership for 33 years connecting through books, magazines, online and at events.
At Inc.com you can find everything you need to know to start and grow your business. Publisher of Inc. magazine, which for more than 30 years has been the premier print publication for entrepreneurs and business owners.
Bizplan (fee to create a business plan)
Bizplan helps companies get funded. They have built a platform dedicated to helping businesses write a plan and get the funding they need to launch, operate and grow.
Palo Alto Software (fee to create a business plan)
Since 1988, Palo Alto Software has grown to a respected provider of small business tools worldwide with the single goal of helping other small businesses grow and become successful. They offer several software products and an extensive library of free expert content to help small businesses succeed.