Business Programs

Business Counseling

In partnership with SCORE and Broward County Library, this program provides free one-on-one training and technical assistance for small business management. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.  Topics include marketing, loans and business plans. SCORE is associated with the Small Business Administration (SBA) which has additional resources.  Visit these websites for more information: or

Micro Enterprise Job Creation

This program provides very small businesses (5 or fewer employees) with financial support for their economic development efforts/activities. The business must be in existence for at least 1 year and have a commercial location. Funds are provided on a reimbursement basis quarterly, up to a maximum of $10,000 for a year. 

Commercial Rehabilitation

This program assists commercial property owners in historic Miramar with building façade renovations. City funds are combined with owner funds to complete property improvements. The level of city support varies, but is typically in the range of 40% - 60% of total project cost.  For examples of completed projects, click here.
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