SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
The Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce provides numerous business support services and acts as a conduit for business and business service providers. See below for information regarding our business partners and the local, state and national based small business support organizations.
Visit our other economic development, divisions and initiatives for more information about how the Chamber can help you.
Below is a list of helpful links for small businesses to use as a resource.
flagstaffprospector.com: Provides demographic information on the City of Flagstaff and Coconino County. Includes information on consumer expenditures, types of existing businesses, and workforce information. Search engine for commercial property for lease or sale by size and type.
AZ Department of Commerce
azcommerce.com/programs-and-services/small-business-services/: Provides small business services including online resource guides and checklist, information on business licensing, statewide resources, certification programs, commerce incentive programs and education programs.
Arizona Small Business Association
asba.com: Offers workshops and seminars for every stage of business growth, from infancy to second-stage and beyond. For a fee membership, business owners and entrepreneurs get to access education, technology and B2B marketing opportunities and free, applications that are not available to non-members.
Arizona Small Business Development Center Network
azsbdc.net: AZSBDC is an innovative partnership between the state’s ten community college districts and the U.S. Small Business Administration. The network is the largest and most accessible source of assistance to Arizona businesses with fewer than 200 employees. Helps businesses address challenges to help them reach their full potential. 13 centers throughout the state.
Coconino County Community Services Basic Business Empowerment
coconino.az.gov/: Offers First Step FastTrac business development training and Individual Development Account match savings opportunities for those who are able to participate. Selected applicants are those passionate to do business, but lacking resources and knowledge.
Internal Revenue Service, Small Business and Self Employed Tax Center
irs.gov/businesses/small Your one stop assistance center for your business or as a self-employed entrepreneur. This includes Small Business and Self-Employed “Filing Season Central”; Business-related News; A-Z Index for Business; Online Learning and Educational Products; Applying for an Employer ID Number (EIN); Online Learning and Educational Products; Small Business Forms and Publications; Starting, Operating, or Closing a Business; Highlights of Tax Law Changes; Tax Tips, and more. Learn the basics on self-employment, filing requirements, and reporting responsibilities for independent contractors.
Northern Arizona Human Resources Association
noazhra.org: Northern Arizona Human Resource Association (NAHRA) is proud to be a local affiliate chapter of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest professional membership organization in HR Management. NAHRA is the #1 resource to help you get an upper hand on the challenge of personnel management.
Many grant, tax credit, tax exempt and loan programs exist for qualifying companies locating in Flagstaff. A few are listed here:
Arizona State Incentives, Programs and Grants
From energy tax credits to enterprise zones, Arizona offers a myriad of programs and initiatives to make it worth your while to relocate or expand your business to Flagstaff. For more information: azcommerce.com/BusAsst/Incentives
Debt.org Small Business Resources
debt.org strives to give small businesses a wealth of information on a broad range of topics related to their financial well-being. We offer information how to handle tax delays, how to make pay roll and how to separate business and personal finances. debt.org/small-business/