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American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma AICCO – The Gathering Business Summit 2022

City of Dallas team member Deonicio “Danny” Villalon exhibited at the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO) trade show on behalf of the Small Business Center. Danny educated Native American-owned Businesses about how to do business with the City of Dallas and the Minority and Women Business Enterprise...

Dallas City Council Unanimously Adopts New Commercial Promoter Program

The new ordinance is intended to promote safety and accountability at large events in the city DALLAS — Dallas City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt an ordinance amending the Dallas City Code to add a new Chapter 38A, “Promoters.” The ordinance is intended to keep Dallas residents safe at commercially-promoted...

SBA Introduces Two New Courses, Partnerships and Entrepreneurial Leadership to the Ascent Online Digital Learning Platform

The digital tool provides women-owned small businesses resources to drive growth through business partnerships, building and refining leadership skills WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of two new educational modules. Ascent is a digital platform comprised of targeted education modules, called Journeys, that gives small business owners 24/7 access to critical information...

COVID-19 Information for Small Businesses

City of Dallas COVID-19 Overview The City of Dallas is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on the small business community, working closely with our local, state and federal partners. Below is information that we hope will help you navigate these challenging times.   On June 4, 2020 the City of Dallas issued...

SBA’s Business Development Assistance to 8(a) Program

The 8(a) Business Development Program helps small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals gain business skills and access to federal contracting opportunities so that they can better compete in the open marketplace.   The Office of Inspector General set out to determine to what extent the Small Business Administration (SBA)...

South Dallas/Fair Park Opportunity Fund

South Dallas Fair Park Opportunity Fund NOFAHuman Development Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Non-Profits Only - BONFIRE LINK The South Dallas community is experiencing development and redevelopment at an accelerating pace. Numerous projects that expand the business base and improve the neighborhood's vibrancy are already underway or are planned...

Getting off the boat

After a year-long hiatus, the B.R.A.I.N. blog is back. Just a brief introduction, my name is Mike and I just got off the boat, well maybe an airplane, and I am working with a great team here on the 5th floor at the Dallas Public Library to provide help to...

Beat the summer heat

Summer heat is almost upon us, though the recent temperatures may have caused you to think otherwise. Now is a good time to stay in & research the start of your business. “Research?” you ask. Yes, research. Many entrepreneurial experts list “research” as being in the top 10, or even...

Dallas Startup Week is Back!

Don't miss out on the 4th annual Dallas Startup Week from April 2nd through April 6th. This free, 5-day celebration of the entrepreneurial community will include panel discussions, networking events, mentoring opportunities and more.