Business Resources

One of the primary functions of the Chamber is to provide resources to our members.

NOACC

Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC) is a regional partnership of over 120 community-based chambers of commerce in northern Ohio dedicated to helping chambers deliver competitive and cost-saving benefits and services for almost 30,000 member businesses. Our mission is to harness the power of the NOACC chamber partnership to provide benefits and resources that the individual business or chamber would be unable to obtain on their own.

PAULDING COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

To assist in the retention and creation of jobs, improve local services, broaden the tax base and encourage capital investment by working with local, public, and private leaders, the state, and enlisting input and aid from the entire local community.

OHIO SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The Ohio Small Business Development Centers Network is the premier technical assistance program for Ohio’s small businesses. The network is provided through a partnership between the Ohio Development Services Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and selected Ohio chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, and economic development agencies. Today, these federal, state, and local partnerships contribute more than $10 million in cash and resources to the support of small business development in Ohio.

SCORE

If you’re just starting a business, SCORE mentors can provide the practical action plan, education and tools you need to open your doors and establish a customer base. Already own a business? Our volunteer mentors can help identify ways to increase profit, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and achieve work/ life balance.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

SBA provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses that have been specifically designed to meet key financing needs, including debt financing, surety bonds, and equity financing.

MAUMEE VALLEY PLANNING ORGANIZATION

The Maumee Valley Planning Organization is a voluntary association of local governments designated as as Ohio Regional Planning and Development Organization serving Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Williams Counties.