Community Resources

Ann Arbor SCORE
3601 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
(734) 332-4477

SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” is America’s premier source of free & confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. SCORE is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization formed in 1964 to help small businesses flourish. SCORE provides a public service to America by offering free small business advice and training.SCORE’s 10,500 volunteers have more than 600 business skills. Volunteers share their wisdom and lessons learned in business. Our volunteers are working/retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders.


Ann Arbor SPARK
201 South Division Street, Suite 430
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761-9317

Ann Arbor SPARK’s mission is to be the driving force in establishing the Ann Arbor Region as a desired place for business expansion and location by identifying and meeting the needs of business at every stage, from those that are established to those working to successfully commercialize innovations.


Center for Empowerment and Economic Development (CEED)
2002 Hogback Road # 17
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
(734) 677-1400

The Center for Empowerment and Economic Development is committed to empowering women and minorities economically through business development training, supplier certification, business-to-business networking and accessible capital assistance programs. We provide effective business tools and remove barriers that hinder development of successful and sustainable businesses. Our work strengthens the community by building partnerships and leveraging resources that increase business growth opportunities.


301 West Michigan Avenue, Suite 101
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 547-9170

The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center at Washtenaw Community College provides services and support to the Michigan small business community in the areas of counseling, training and research. The SBTDC positively impacts Michigan’s economy be strengthening companies, creating new jobs, retaining existing jobs and assisting companies define their path to success.