Whether you're looking to jump-start your new venture or help your small business reach its full potential the Grant County Economic Growth Council should be your first phone call.
The Growth Council understands the early stages of getting a business up and running and the challenges and questions many entrepreneurs have when starting out. Helping new local businesses get established and succeed is our primary goal, and we achieve it everyday with a series of free services, resources and support.
Are you an Entrepreneur?
Below are some of the local resources entrepreneurs can use:
Innovative Network (a collaboration of IvyTech Community College, Indiana Wesleyan University, Taylor University, City of Marion, SCORE, Marion/Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Small Business Development Center and the Growth Council) provides advice and assistance that is as complete, thorough, and as confidential as possible.
Technical Assistance Program
Our Technical Assistance Program provides both business and technical assistance individuals who are looking to obtain private-sector financing for their businesses. The TA program is designed to address the specific needs of small business owners, by assembling every possible resource into one strong support system dedicated to the success of the business. Among the services in our TA program you will find:
- Entrepreneur Support
- Pre-Loan Application Review
- Loan Application Processing
- Loan Packaging
- Financial Assistance
- Financial Counseling
- Management Assistance
- Marketing Assistance
- Government Contracts Assistance