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What is Registered Apprenticeship? DOL’s Registered Apprenticeship program combines on-the-job training and related instruction through which workers learn the practical and conceptual skills required for a certain occupation, craft or trade.

To explore more, please check out the DOL website and to discuss the possibility of starting a Registered Apprenticeship, please contact griffith.roxann.s@dol.gov.

Texas Business and Commerce Code Title 5 Chapter 71 requires all persons conducting business or providing professional services to file an Assumed Name Certificate in the County in which the person(s) will be conducting their business.

Information regarding Collin County Assumed Names

Information regarding Denton County Assumed Names

Corporate College and CWED support economic development through strategic planning, encouragement of partnerships for growth, and the provision of responsive, customized training to meet the changing needs of our businesses, community and regional economy. More information can be found on the Collin College website.

Collin Corporate College offers customized training, flexible delivery options, and proven training in leadership, team building, technology and more. Low-cost and grant-funded options may be available for eligible companies. Call (972) 599-3110 or email  corporatecollege@collin.edu.

The Collin SBDC is a cooperative partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Texas and Collin College. The Collin SBDC provides free business counseling and is prepared to assist in identifying grant and attractive loan opportunities. Find resources for starting a new business, as well as consulting and training services for existing businesses. CollinSBDC.com

The mission of the Frisco Economic Development Corporation is to improve the economic opportunities and quality of life for all residents of Frisco, with the vision to expand and diversify the local tax base; Create quality job opportunities for all levels of employment; Encourage responsible, diverse growth and development, and; Enhance Frisco’s quality of life as an attractive and desirable place to live, work, play and grow. Find out more on the Frisco EDC website.

Resources include adult classes, online courses through Gale Course and LinkedIn Learning, and computer training. Located at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd Frisco, TX 75034. Contact the library at (972) 292-5669 or askus@friscolibrary.com.

  • Gale Course offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
  • LinkedIn Learning offers thousands of online courses in business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost.
  • Find valuable resources for businesses.

Employers that are members of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce may post jobs on our Job Bank at no charge. We invite you to see how easy it is to post jobs online today!

Frisco Chamber of Commerce members can post jobs for free.

Becoming certified as an MBE validates that a business is predominantly owned by a minority or group of minorities. Most government purchasing agencies and corporations track and have programs for doing business with minority-owned vendor companies. Certification also opens the doors to services set up specifically for minority-owned businesses such as grants, loans, contracts for minorities and corporate diversity program participation.

Below are places that you can go to get help with certification:

North Texas SBDC

Government Contracting

1402 Corinth Street

Suite 1520

Dallas, Texas 75215

Phone: (214) 860-5889

cgcsbdc@dcccd.edu

Cross Timbers Procurement Center (PTAC)

202 E. Border Street, Suite 323

Arlington, TX  76010

Phone: (817)-272-5978

Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council

8828 North Stemmons Freeway – Suite 550

Dallas, TX 75247

Telephone: 214.630.0748

E-mail: admin@dfwmsdc.com

MBDA Business Center – Dallas/Fort Worth

8828 N Stemmons Freeway – Ste 550-B

Phone: 214.920.2436

Email: admin@mbdadallas.com

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program 

The federal government’s goal is to award at least five percent of all federal contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses each year.

Direct access to experts, benefits, and consolidated buying power that has traditionally been available only to large corporations. For additional information, visit the NASE website.

Free business counseling services are offered at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce every Wednesday morning by appointment. SCORE also offers webinars and workshops in the Dallas area. Visit the SCORE website for more information.

Whether you’re already up and running or just getting started, the SBA can help. Find out how on the SBA website.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration. It is designed to provide small businesses with the practical assistance needed to survive, grow, and prosper. This program is a nationwide small business assistance network that links the resources of federal, state, and local government to those of colleges, universities, and the private sector to meet the specialized needs of small businesses. Our mission is to help new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership and existing small businesses remain competitive in the complex marketplace of an ever-changing global economy.

Visit the North Central Texas College SBDC website.

Visit the Collin SBDC website.

Resources for taxpayers who file Form 1040, Schedules C, E, F or Form 2106, as well as small businesses with assets under $10 million. Visit the IRS website for additional information.

Harness the group buying power of Chamber members nationwide and access pricing typically available for companies with over $1M in purchasing power. You can save across product lines, from technology to furniture, even managed print and janitorial programs. No more working with 10 different vendors or driving all over the city to purchase your supplies – save big by consolidating your purchasing into one easy process! Click here to sign up.

TAB works to provide businesses large and small with the tools they need to expand and grow. Find more information on the TAB website.

Office of the Texas Comptroller – The Comptroller is the chief steward of the state’s finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government.

The Comptroller’s office is at your service. Contact them by phone or e-mail, or visit their website or one of  the Field Offices. Click here for Texas Sales & Use Tax Forms.

The eyes and ears in Washington, advocating for business and taking action on legislative issues that impact your business. Additional information on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website.

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce wants you to support a Veteran affiliated business, and/or get involved with a veteran organization to help out our veterans. The Chamber supports all Veterans! Find more information on our Veteran Resources page.

The local branch of the Texas Workforce Commission is dedicated to matching up job-seekers with companies looking for specific skill-sets. The local office, located in McKinney, has access to statewide databases for potential employees in every industry. In addition, Workforce Solutions provides hiring grants for various industries and a wide array of training initiatives. Visit the Workforce Solutions website.

They can help you recruit, hire, develop and train your human capital through their NO COST industry-driven services.

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