Business Resources

Initiate Small Business Training Platform

The Initiate resource portal is a free small business tool that covers topics such as money, marketing, management, and COVID-19 resiliency resources by using a variety of learning methods including videos, templates, and guides. To best position our Michigan place-based business owners to access this tool, the MEDC is partnering with community and economic development organizations, financial institutions, and other small business support organizations to receive training on the Initiate Platform and then work one on one with businesses at the local level.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 4th.  Register here.

Demographics Now

Find current demographics for Center Line.

Workplace Skills

Utilize this online training to improve your business skills.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies, and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state.

Macomb County Planning & Economic Development

The Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development supports an environment where businesses prosper and people thrive. Its activities and programs are focused on stimulating the local economy through business retention, expansion and attraction while improving the overall quality of life for residents. The department specializes in providing services to businesses at all stages of development with a concentration on the high-growth industries of aerospace, alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, defense and homeland security.

Small Business Association

Macomb County Chamber of Commerce

Michigan DFIS: Flood Insurance

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is informing Michiganders of new federal flood insurance cost reductions and other consumer benefits available now available under the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) new Risk Rating 2.0 program. 

Federal Resources - FEMA