SCORE Grand Rapids would like to invite you to become a Strategic Alliance Partner. Your investment helps us to continue to help emerging entrepreneurs and existing small businesses to live their dreams and grow our economy.

Banks

Chemical Bank of Michigan

Chemical Bank of Michigan
Chemical Bank realizes how important your business is to you and the community; we offer business checking and cash management services, employee benefit plans, as well as loans and credit options. Stop by your local office to learn more.  Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

 

First Community Bank
First Community Bank is celebrating 110 years as a family owned business serving communities in Michigan. We’re eager to build on the customer relationships we’ve already developed and to offer Grand Rapids businesses a real alternative for local banking. Does your business have the financial partner it needs to thrive? If the answer is not an unequivocal “yes” then we would be thrilled to show you what First Community Bank can do better to meet your needs.

 
First National Bank of America

First National Bank of America
First National Bank of America (FNBA) is a Michigan-owned and operated National bank with headquarters in East Lansing, MI and branch offices in Grand Rapids and Traverse City. Founded in 1955, FNBA has grown steadily and profitably over the years. It has always been given a ‘superior’ rating by IDC.

 
Huntington Bank

Huntington Bank
When small businesses thrive, the whole community benefits. That’s why at Huntington, we believe in growing the local economy by supporting small business.  If you are ready to invest in your small business, Huntington is here to help.

 
Mercantile Bank of Michigan

Mercantile Bank of Michigan
Mercantile Bank of Michigan provides a wide variety of commercial and personal banking services primarily to businesses, individuals, and governmental units through its six full-service offices in greater Grand Rapids and Holland.

 
United Bank of Michigan

United Bank of Michigan
United Bank offers business loans to provide the capital that companies need to improve cash flow, buy equipment, add capacity or capitalize on other opportunities.  United Bank is a locally owned and operated bank with some of the most experienced, business savvy lenders in the business.

 

Certified Public Accountants

CAPSTONE CPA GROUP PLLC

CAPSTONE CPA Group PLLC
We work closely with small business owners to help them solve their problems. From tax planning, business structure, payroll administration, cash flow issues, to help with accounting systems. We offer thoughtful advice to our clients.

 
Dolinka, VanNoord & Company

Dolinka, VanNoord & Company
Dolinka, VanNoord & Company, PLLP is a full service CPA firm who partners with family or privately owned and non-profit companies.  Our focus is to help business owners find answers to the toughest questions.  What keeps you awake at night?

 
Echelbarger Himebaugh Tamm & Co PC

Echelbarger Himebaugh Tamm & Co PC (EHTC)
As a local CPA firm, EHTC provides bookkeeping and tax services to business owners. We assist our clients with budgeting, cash flow and tax planning. We also provide business valuation services. Our industry expertise includes manufacturing, distribution, professional services, and retail (including franchises).

 

Law Firms

Plachta, Murphy & Associates

Plachta, Murphy & Associates, PC
At Plachta, Murphy & Associates, it is our mission to promote our clients' business and personal interests thru responsive and proactive legal expertise.  We are a full service law firm serving small to medium sized West Michigan businesses and their owners in all aspects of the law.

 
Varnum Attorneys at Law

Varnum, LLP Attorneys at Law
Varnum is a leading Michigan law firm providing a broad range of legal services to meet the complex needs of its clients.  Varnum serves as counsel to individuals, businesses and institutions throughout Michigan and beyond.

 

Specialty Partners

FranNet

FranNet
FranNet is the nation's oldest (since 1987) and most respected franchise consulting firm.  With offices in over fifty North American and international cities, FranNet offers consulting services on a no fee basis to individuals committed to starting their own businesses.

 
Grandesigns

Grandesigns
Building a great online presence doesn't have to be a chore. Grandesigns is dedicated to helping you to identify and implement the best solutions for your business' needs, with consulting, web design, development, hosting, and training services. Whether adding a feature or building a whole new website from scratch, we pride ourselves on delivering projects on brand, on budget, and on time.

 
Manobyte

Manobyte
ManoByte is a digital marketing agency focused on helping companies who are seeking opportunities to leverage their online presence for sale & revenue growth. The team at ManoByte prides themselves on being experts in the fields of Inbound Marketing, Lead Generation, Online Marketing and Social Media Marketing.