Resources for

New & Existing Businesses

Starting A Business?

Business Startup Guidelines

Whether you’re running a home-based business or have a physical building, you will have to comply with local, state, and federal regulations. Lack of compliance could become an obstacle as your business grows. The Small Business Administration has many resources to help new businesses.  Download the SBA small business resource guide below.

New Business


Workforce Development Scholarship Program

We're excited to partner with Grow Southeast Alabama in the Workforce Development Scholarship Program. We are awarding a $1000 scholarship to a student interested in pursuing a two-year vocational degree at a community college in our area. The application deadline is February 28, 2024. To submit an application, click below.