Welcome to our Small Business Resource Guide, your go-to destination for essential tools and insights to empower your business growth. Explore the resources that matter most to you and take your small business to new heights with confidence and success.

State and Local Resources

  • City of Frisco Plans & Permits – Access the portal to create a permit/plan application, and take that request through the review cycle.

  • Frisco Public GIS Portal – See all interactive maps for various uses and data downloads, and find links to Collin and Denton County Appraisal District website.

  • General Map of Frisco – Interactive map for your new establishment or expansion in Frisco; view points of interest, filter by zoning, and find land

  • Zoning Ordinance Chart – Quick reference for Frisco zoning ordinances and regulations by business use type

  • Library of Industry Specific Data – Frisco’s library card enrollment provides a collection of free entrepreneurial resources such as online Journals, newspapers, databases, general research tools, and more.

Collin Small Business Development Center provides free business plan consulting and data requests to assist with growing a business. Ask for guidance on external services, resources, etc. 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. For more information, click here.

Workforce, Training, and Employment Resources

Collin College is the Collin County community college district, with the Preston Ridge Campus located in the heart of Frisco. Currently, the College serves more 45,000 students and offers more than 100 degree and certification programs.

Specialized employment and training programs from Collin College include:

  • Continuing Education and Workforce Development: The CE division of Collin College offers courses and certifications in a wide variety of curriculum, from logistics to human resources to the latest trends in technology and sustainable practices.

  • Skills Development Fund: In partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission,  Collin College offers workforce training through the Skills Development Fund, (SDF). The goal of the SDF is to provide financial assistance to businesses who want to train Full Time Employees or upgrade their worker's skills. Businesses  can apply to the SDF via Collin College to receive a grant to meet their customized training needs. The training will be tailored and facilitated through the Grants Management Office at Collin College, which works to promote partnerships and training capacity to attract and retain businesses in the area. To discover if your business qualifies for the SDF program, contact the Grants Management Office (collin.edu) or call 972-985-3745. 

Search 4 U Inc. is a dynamic site where a corporation can post opportunities and serves as a community of companies and organizations that make it easier to find available opportunities for candidates seeking employment in today's economy. The service is free to use. For more information, click here.

The University of North Texas’ Division of Student Affairs Career Center offers employers opportunities to connect with prospective students through a variety of channels. The Career Center’s Employer Advisory Board keeps the university up to date on the most current hiring trends, majors in demand and other areas of interest for employers. For more information, click here.

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, (WSNCT), offers skill development and recruiting services to employers free of charge through the Texas Workforce Commission.

Its mission is to advance business-driven talent development strategies that promote economic growth, opportunity, and a quality workforce. Programming offered by WSNCT is designed to ensure the businesses in its 14-county region remain competitive, so workers have the opportunity to obtain valuable skills to help them become or remain self-sufficient.

Real Estate Resources

Loopnet is a free commercial property search engine for business development needs. Loopnet focuses on learning about commercial real estate leasing and buying processes and trends. You can find your next investment property or lease space via the easy to use search tool. Lastly, you can also find a broker for your next commercial property. Check out their website here.

Scaling Your Business Network

The mission of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce is to protect and promote commerce through advocacy, resources, and connections. Signature events and programs such as Frisco Young Professionals, Women Enhancing Business, panel discussions and luncheons are a great way to connect with others in the Frisco business community. The Frisco Chamber maintains an interactive calendar of events and networking opportunities on their website. For more information, click here.

Founded in 1986, the Asian Chamber, previously known as the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, advocates for its members in the areas of business, cultural diversity, and economic development. For more information, click here.

The Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce (CCBCC) has been building economic prosperity within Collin County for over 13 years. They are a direct link to progressive African American business professionals in Collin County and the state of Texas.  The CCBCC builds economic prosperity and enhances the quality of life in Collin County by promoting, maintaining, and supporting African American businesses through leadership opportunities, community support, and business-building programs. For more information, click here.

The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth is your gateway to authentic, vibrant cultural exchange in Dallas/Fort Worth. Person-to-person and business-to-business connections form a solid foundation for the U.S.-Japan friendship and promote international peace and understanding. For more information, click here.

The Dallas Regional Chamber is a business network providing access to events, councils and task forces, professional talent attraction resources, and marketing. Alongside 700+ member companies and regional partners, the DRC works to improve the quality of life for all people in the Dallas region. Members of the DRC engage with regional leaders, top executives, and decision makers through participation in Councils and Task Forces, executive networks, and leadership growth programs. For more information, click here.

The Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GNTHCC) is a business network to connect and support businesses while fostering cultural awareness and opportunities for growth. They believe in Business Leadership Education that delivers educational opportunities and professional development resources that help GNTHCC members manage and grow successful businesses. Cultural Awareness that celebrates and embraces the Hispanic culture to promote inclusiveness and help overcome cultural barriers. Workforce Development that is dedicated to improving the quality of the workforce and talent pipeline in a way that helps the Hispanic community. Economic Development Advocacy that collaborates with members, other advocates, and policymakers to strengthen and cultivate the Hispanic community Development economy. For more information, click here.

Created in 1896 as the French-American Chamber of Commerce and renamed in 2021 as the European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) Texas, the EACC is a multi-national, non-profit organization that seeks to contribute through the efforts of chapters and members to the development and improvement of economic, commercial and financial relations between European nations and the United States. Members are businesses and people involved in European-American commerce or those who have a significant interest in both countries, products, and cultures. Professional and personal contacts are reinforced by frequent luncheons and seminars for members. Members also receive and have access to local and national membership directories. For more information, click here.

The U.S. India Chamber of Commerce DFW supports business and economic development throughout North Texas and facilitates bi-lateral trade with India. The Chamber consists of businesses and professional members who are interested in engaging with the Indian-American professional and business community in North Texas and/or interested in bilateral trade and business between Texas and India. For more information, click here.

Join Our Culture of Unrivaled Performance.