New Business Resources

Programs and Resources

Chickasha EDC Small Business Start-up Program

Apply to the Chickasha Economic Development Council (CEDC) to be considered for this program. Applicants must go through our Business Planning Program to qualify. Applicants may be from any community, but must start a business with a storefront within the city limits of Chickasha, Oklahoma.

This program provides numerous services and benefits, including rent or utility payments for three months, plus planning, training, and marketing assistance. For full details, click here.

Chickasha Tourism Grant Program

Apply to the Chickasha Economic Development Council (CEDC) to be considered for this program. This program provides financial assistance to new businesses within the city limits of Chickasha that will generate tourism revenue for the city through sales tax.

For the purpose of this grant, tourism is defined as a business that boosts the revenues of a local economy by engaging in commerce that draws visitors from outside the immediate area. For full details, click here.

Additional Resources

Oklahoma Small Business Development Centers

US Small Business Administration

REI Women’s Business Center

Oklahoma Department of Commerce