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City of Crandall

Phone: (972) 427-3771

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Crandall is a city in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,858 at the 2010 census.


Greater Crandall Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (214) 354-7322

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Our mission is to: "Promote and support commerce in Greater Crandall."

To serve our members we provide:

Business Education Programs:
Educational Workshops and Programs on topics of interest to our members.

Local and Regional Business Networking Opportunities.


Business Support Services:
Business Management Tools and Support Services like ribbon cuttings, surveys, mentors.

Information Center to promote the region and attract tourists, visitors, and potential residents.


Legislative Advocacy:
Advocate for the business and economic development needs of the Greater Crandall region.

Member access to elected and appointed officials and advocacy to help.


Special Events:
Host Special Events to Raise Funds and Community Awareness.

Engage the community with Family Friendly events.


Crandall ISD

Phone: (972) 427-6000

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"Crandall Independent School District will provide each student an exceptional education, in an inspiring environment, with caring people."

The CISD family is excited to see your students. We are committed to serving you and your family.


Kaufman County

Managing and governing the county of Kaufman.


ACCION

Phone: (800) 931-9951

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At Accion, our vision is to build a financially inclusive world – one in which every individual has access to high-quality, affordable financial services. Whether you’re interested in a particular aspect of microfinance, impact investing or financial literacy, we invite you to explore the different areas of our work and join our efforts to build a world with access to economic opportunity for all.


Dallas Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (214) 746-6600

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"Together, we will lead the Dallas Region to become the most economically prosperous region — and the most desirable place to live, work, and do business — in the United States."

A Dallas Chamber of Commerce membership is an investment in the region’s business community today and for the future. It gives you instant access to a network of more than 2,000 businesses and their 450,000 employees. Each membership level offers an array of benefits and opportunities to help your company get connected.


Dallas Metro SBDC

Phone: (214) 860-5859

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Consulting
The Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Dallas County Community College District, offers free and confidential one-on-one counseling for existing and start up businesses in Dallas County. Learn more about our services and necessary steps to schedule an appointment.

Training
The Dallas Metropolitan SBDC offers training on a variety of business topics. Visit our training calendar for upcoming seminars and events.

Resources
View links to helpful websites, download templates and worksheets, and learn more about our resource partners.


Department of Social & Health Services

Phone: (800) 865-7801

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Mission
As a Department we are tied together by a single mission: to transform lives. Each administration within DSHS has a refined focus on this mission. Individually we have the following missions:

Aging and Long-term Support Administration – to transform lives by promoting choice, independence and safety through innovative services.

Behavioral Health Administration – to transform lives by supporting sustainable recovery, independence and wellness.

Children’s Administration – to transform lives by protecting children and promoting healthier families through strong practice and strong partnerships with the community and tribes.

Developmental Disabilities Administration – to transform lives by creating partnerships that empower people.

Economic Services Administration – to transform lives by empowering individuals and families to thrive.

Rehabilitation Administration –to transform lives by creating pathways for self-sufficiency through meaningful partnerships, employment, new opportunities and effective rehabilitation.

Financial Services Administration – to transform lives by promoting sound management of Department resources.

Services and Enterprise Support Administration – to transform lives by helping those who serve succeed.


North Central Texas Council of Government

Phone: (817) 640-3300

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development.

Celebrating 50 years of regional cooperation.


North Texas SBDC Network

Phone: (214) 860-5831

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he Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is currently the largest management assistance program serving the business sector in the United States.

It is the philosophical approach of the SBDC to guide and train the client in the areas of assistance required, rather than doing the work for them. Any present or prospective business owner is eligible for SBDC management and technical advising at no charge.


PeopleFund

Phone: (888) 222-0017

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PeopleFund creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital, education and resources to build healthy small businesses.


Resources for Persons with Disabilities

Resource for individuals with disabilities who want the flexibility self-employment offers in assisting them to meet both professional and financial goals.

ODEP encourages and supports self-employment and entrepreneurship among individuals with disabilities and has helped foster an array of partnerships at the Federal, state and local levels to encourage access to funding and resources to assist individuals with disabilities interested in these alternatives to traditional employment.


SCORE

Phone: (214) 987-9491

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Dallas SCORE provides no-cost, confidential business counseling tailored to meet the needs of your business. SCORE also offers Workshops and Seminars for a modest fee, for both start-up entrepreneurs and existing businesses looking for a fresh perspective and renewed focus for their business.

SCORE Volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small business succeed. Mentors are experts in such areas as accounting, finance, marketing, management, and business plan preparation.


Small Business Administration

Phone: (800) 827-5722

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The most common elements of the SBA are the loan programs it administers. The SBA does not provide grants or direct loans with the exception of Disaster Relief Loans. Instead, the SBA guarantees against default certain portions of business loans made by banks and other lenders that conform to its guidelines.


Small Business Development Center

Phone: (202) 205-6766

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Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities, SBDCs foster local and regional economic development through job creation and retention.


Texas Comptroller

Phone: (888) 334-4112

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As Texas uses a unified collection system for sales taxes assessed by both state and local governments, the Comptroller's office is responsible for collecting and remitting the local portion of this tax revenue to the various cities, counties, and special districts throughout the state.


Texas Department of Agriculture/ Office of Rural Affairs

Phone: (512) 463-7476

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The TDA provides over 100 services for the state of Texas.
Among four major areas of service is Economic Development.

-Provides tools for communities to attract businesses and pursue other economic development opportunities.
-Offers infrastructure grants to rural communities.
-Leads in the development of statewide broadband services.
-Administers the Certified Retirement Community program to attract retirees to the second leading retirement state in the U.S.
-Markets Texas products, cultures and communities through the GO TEXAN branded campaign.


Texas Department of Insurance

Phone: (800) 578-4677

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Insurance Resources for Businesses


Texas Department of Transportation

Phone: (800) 558-9368

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For businesses: Find information on partnering with TxDOT, including opportunities, resources and the bidding process.

For government: Find studies, policies and legislation, and explore ways TxDOT can work with your community.

For drivers:Texas travel, driving laws and highway safety.


Texas.gov

The official website of the State of Texas


Texas Municipal League

Phone: (512) 231-7400

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The Texas Municipal League exists solely to provide services to Texas cities. The purpose of the League--Empowering Texas cities to serve their citizens. ... Membership in the League is voluntary and is open to any city in Texas. From the original 14 members, TML''s membership has grown to 1,153 cities.


Texas Secretary of State

Phone: (512) 463-5555

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The Office of the Secretary of State provides a repository for official and business and commercial records required to be filed with the Office. The Secretary publishes government rules and regulations and commissions notaries public.


Texas Wide Open for Business

Phone: (512) 936-0100

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The Texas Economic Development Corporation promotes economic development in Texas on behalf of the State, and today we are the #1 State for business. We're on the frontline — connecting businesses around the world with opportunities in Texas. The Texas Economic Development Corporation is the official gateway for bringing jobs to the communities of Texas.


Texas Workforce Commission

Phone: (800) 939-6631

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Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. TWC strengthens the Texas economy by providing the workforce development component of the Governor's economic development strategy. Texas boasts an incredibly skilled workforce ready to attract enterprise to the Lone Star State. By focusing on the needs of employers, TWC gives Texas the competitive edge necessary to draw business here.


Training – Dallas Metro SBDC

Phone: (214) 860-5859

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The SBDC offers free and low cost workshops, seminars and courses geared to the needs of small businesses. Utilizing qualified professionals recruited from the business world, the SBDC provides hands on, expert instruction on various business topics, such as introductory topics for those planning to start a business to more advanced topics aimed at the experienced small business owner.


US Department of Housing & Urban Development/Texas Resources

Phone: (817) 978-5600

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the Federal agency responsible for national policy and programs that address America's housing needs, improve and develop the Nation's communities and enforce fair housing laws.