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The City of Dallas Small Business Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration Host 2022 Lender’s Roundtable

The Small Business Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration met on June 29th at the Dallas Central Library with lenders and bankers to discuss how they can use the agency’s loan programs to increase lending in underserved communities. The City of Dallas Small Business Center and the U.S. Small Business...

Dallas City Council approves a $450,000 Fund for planned Capital Improvement to support the Development of South Dallas Wellness Complex

DALLAS - The City of Dallas will contribute a total of $450,000, with funding under the City of Dallas Small Business Center's South Dallas Fair Park Opportunity Fund Program and the Southern Dallas Investment Fund to MLK Kingdom Complex LLC to support the community empowerment and small business growth in South...

The Small Business Center announces Business and Inclusion M/WBE Program Administrator Jesse Saldana

Jesse received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Political Science from Southern Methodist University and an Associate of Science from Brookhaven College. Jesse comes to the Small Business Center after nearly ten years at Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) as an Investigator with the Professional Standards Office, focusing...

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...

FreshStart Spotlight: Dallas Water Utilities and Parks and Recreation

The FreshStart Employment Program offers intentional assistance to justice-impacted individuals with obtaining stable and gainful employment opportunities within the City of Dallas. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dallas Water Utilities and Park & Recreation for being deserving departments. For your hiring support and dedication to second chances...

Southern Dallas Investment Fund

PURPOSE The City hereby establishes and provides for the administration of the southern Dallas Investment Fund (the "Fund") to promote local economic development and to stimulate business and commercial activity in the City, in conformance with Chapter 380 of the Texas Local Government Code. The purpose of the Fund is to...

BECK School of Construction

Beck Group - 1601 Elm Street, Suite 2800, Dallas, TX 75202 Telephone:  (214) 303-6200  |  E-Mail:  amberfernandez@beckgroup.com PURPOSE: The Beck Group, Dallas County and City of Dallas have teamed together for the School of Construction Program to strengthen effective working relationships with the small, minority and women owed businesses (SMWBE) in the North Texas...

Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises

The City of Dallas welcomes the involvement of qualified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) to the greatest extent feasible in the City's construction, professional services, and procurement programs. In consideration of this policy, on October 31, 1984, pursuant to resolution 843501, the City Council adopted the Good Faith Effort...

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...

Urban Farming: New Take on an Old Business

Urban farms that supply locally produced food is a growing industry. If you have ever considered starting your small farm here in the Dallas area, continue reading to understand basic farm business information including local regulations, safety concerns and how to get started.