Small Business Development

The Delta Township District Library has partnered with the Capital Region office of America’s Small Business Development Center to sponsor a Business Resource Center at the library and to provide a variety of business related services and resources to Delta Township and the surrounding areas. Find out more about what DTDL and America’s SBDC has to offer.

America’s Small Business Development Center (Captial Region)

The Small Business & Technology Development Center, affiliated with Lansing Community College, provides: no-cost counseling, low or no-cost training and market research assistance for entrepreneur startups, existing or expanding businesses and innovative technology ventures in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties.

Keep an eye out for free MI-SBTDC Business Seminars held at the library or check out the entire calendar of Capital Region SBDC events.

Registration is required for all SBDC workshops. Register online at https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/events.aspx or call 517-483-1921.


Business Resource Center at DTDL:

DTDL is committed to supporting the Delta Township business community. We offer a variety of valuable resources and services such as:

  • Over 30 public computers with software like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
  • Public Printer & Copier
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the building
  • Access to business databases via the Michigan eLibrary (MeL.org)
  • A broad collection of business materials in the Business and Money section
  • Computer Classes
  • and more.

Find materials on nearly every aspect of starting, managing and marketing your business. Check out the list below to see the types of materials DTDL has to offer.

For more information checkout our Business Magazines:

The Business Resource Center at DTDL is Co-Sponsored by the MI-SBTDC. The MI-SBTDC co-sponsors over 60 Business Resource Centers across the state of Michigan.


MeL.org Databases

DemographicsNow

Research demographic and statistical information for any geographic location. Use the information and reports to assess business viability, perform market and site location analysis, create mailing/contact lists and more.

Gale Legal Forms

Copies of actual forms and documents in Word format are provided to help users with their legal needs – whether for business, personal or litigation purposes. Continuously updated to reflect current state laws, Gale LegalForms also includes a law digest, legal questions and answers and an attorney directory.

BusinessDecision

Researchers and entrepreneurs are enabled to access comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Detailed company profiles, product and brand information combined with investment reports, rankings and market share data allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.

See all the MeL.org business resources.


Online Resources

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Michigan is committed to helping startup companies meet with success. The state provides numerous resources, from capital funding and business mentoring to locating incubators and lab space. Find links to resources for general start up resources, financial support, competitions and more.

Michigan Business One Stop

Resources and guides for starting and running a business in Michigan.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration provides a variety of educational and support resources for starting and managing a small business.

IRS.gov

Tax information and forms for businesses.

Inc.com

Small business ideas and resources for entrepreneurs.

Thomasnet.com

“Engineers’ and buyers’ choice for finding trusted suppliers. The only free platform designed for sourcing components, equipment, MRO products, raw materials and custom manufacturing services.”

AmericanFact Finder

Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community.

For more resources visit our Business & Finance page.