Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)


The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has support solutions for you. If you are starting a new business, want to grow an existing business, or want to relocate your business to the City of Glenn Heights, please contact James D. Gaston, III at James.Gaston@glennheightstx.gov
 for more information

Glenn Heights is served by two SBDCs, choose the office where your business will be located:

If you are starting a business in the Dallas County portion of Glenn Heights

·         Connect with Dallas County’s SBDC at http://www.DallasMetropolitanSBDC.com/

If you are starting a business in the Ellis County portion of Glenn Heights

·         Connect with Ellis County’s SBDC at http://www.ncsbdc.org

The resources for entrepreneurs and small business owners include…

Legal structure, licensing and permits – the SBDC can help you to determine the type of legal structure suits your business, help register your business name, understand tax obligations and licensing and permit requirements.

Loans, grants, and financial assistance – the SBDC can help you obtain a credit report, discover federal, state and non-profit grants, assist with loan applications, discover financing options from banks and non-bank lenders, and learn strategies for bringing investors to the table.

Marketing a new business – the SBDC can assist in identifying your customers and product market, developing a marketing plan, choosing a location, and assist you with internet and social marketing,

Managing your business – the SBDC can help you develop your business plan, grow your business while adhering to regulations, address finances and accounting questions, hiring practices, insurance protections, and tax obligations.

Introducing new products, services, and ideas – the SBDC can share fresh approaches for your existing business, the availability of government contracts, process for importing or exporting your product, going green, franchising your business, and using your website more effectively.

If you have any additional questions regarding the SBDC, please contact James D. Gaston, III at
James.Gaston@glennheightstx.gov




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