Business Resources Available to Hart

TIFA Property Improvement Grant - This program provides a matching grant for improvements within the TIFA District. It is a competitive grant program. For every dollar awarded the applicant must spend an equal amount. Individual grant amounts will be up to 50 percent of owner investment. The grant program is funded by the City of Hart TIFA with funds raised through its revenues. Grant applications will be reviewed by the City of Hart TIFA Board. There is no set minimum or maximum number of projects per year. Program Guidelines | Application | Flyer

COVID-19 Resources

City of Hart: Visit the City of Hart website for all your planning and zoning needs!

Oceana County: Visit the Oceana county website to find building permits and more!

Oceana County Economic Development Corporation: Visit the EDC website to find a wide array of services to present and prospective new businesses, including financing, site selection, research information, education, networking opportunities with economic development agencies, workforce development, and trade.

The Starting Block Kitchen Incubator: Visit the website if you are a small business owner interested in learning more about the technical aspects of food production or want to receive assistance in product development, ingredient sourcing, packaging and labeling, UPC Coding, shelf-life information, nutritional analysis information, marketing strategies, and more!
Educational opportunities available for all business types: Small business management, networking, and individual business guidance are offered, along with Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, and Marketing classes.

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area Chamber of Commerce: Promoting the prosperity of all businesses within Hart, Mears, and the Silver Lake Sand Dunes area. Visit the website today to find out more!

SCORE: Visit the SCORE website for free and confidential business assistance; offering guidance in marketing, accounting, training, merchandising, loan applications, and more!