Business Assistance Team
Get small business support geared to your long-term success, including one-on-one consultations.
Small Business Help
The Dearborn Business Assistance Team (#DBATeam) is a free program that provides experts to help small business owners navigate their business needs today and tomorrow. Over 25 area agencies and resource representatives are now involved. From up-to-date information on current city, county, and state small business development resources to help with securing technical and financial support, the DBAT team will get you across home plate.
Business Assistance Organizations
Our local small business experts know how to connect doing business in Dearborn to near-term needs and long-term success.
Downtown Dearborn Business Assistance Team (BAT)
Downtown Dearborn Design and Economic Vitality Committee
Economic Development Department
Warren Business Development Improvement Authority
Dix/Vernor Business Development Improvement Authority
Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce
American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Yemeni American Chamber of Commerce
U of M Dearborn School of Business
Henry Ford College School of Business
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
US Small Business Administration
Community and Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM)
Green Living Science
Online Tools and Training
The Dearborn Downtown Development Authorities are excited to offer you a valuable tool that could improve the success of your business! Initiate is a collection of online business resources with videos, guides, tools and templates proven to help you strengthen and grow your business. Whether you are starting from the ground up or looking to grow your established business, Initiate provides you with valuable tools for your professional development. Let’s expand your business successfully into the future with Initiate!
Take a sneak peek at a few of the hundreds of resources available to you with our Freemium content! You can view these resources without creating an account.
- Accounting Definitions
- Your Startup Checklist
- Business Plan Template
- Introduction to Marketing
- Startup Financial Projections
- 5C’s of Credit
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