Fort Worth Business Assistance Center with help for all business owners especially Women and Minority Owned Businesses

Need to speak with a Business Advisor?

The Fort Worth Business Assistance Center offers FREE private and confidential counseling services on an array of topics including how to write a business plan and marketing your business, as well as assistance with certification.  In order to be considered a client, you will have had to attend one of our workshops.  If you have not attended one of our workshops and would like to meet with a Business Advisor please contact us and we will be glad to assist you.

Call for an appointment  817-871-6025

Welcome to the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center (BAC), a one stop resource for the education, training and skill building you are looking for to take your business to the next level.

Ready to start a business?  Find the answers to your questions at our Step One: Starting a Business class. It’s free and is offered three times a month.

Already in business? Utilize our skill building curriculum to enhance and grow your business - check our calendar of outstanding workshops.

Project NEW Beginnings - Business education & training designed to encourage the development of successful start-up businesses.
It’s time to apply for the Summer 2014 session scheduled for June 2, 2014 - July 21, 2014.  Limited to first 25 paid students.  You don’t want to miss it.  Next session is not until September!  APPLY NOW
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The BAC Education Foundation invites you to join Mayor Price at this charitable event and partner with our non-profit to drive local business growth, economic development and job creation.    
Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  Get your foursome together and enjoy the opportunity to network with the Mayor and other business owners.      


  IDEA Works FW is open for Business!  Apply or learn more about IDEA Works FW at  

IDEA Works Fort Worth is a creative, dynamic program that provides emerging businesses with nurturing relationships, state-of-the-art tools, an attractive and secure work environment, best practices and access to global resources to sustain and scale their enterprises.

The facility, which has space for three types of opportunities – tenant space with programming, co-working space with programming and program-only clients -- is at 600 E. Rosedale, the former James E. Guinn Elementary School. It is part of the three-building complex that includes the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center (BAC) and Tech Fort Worth.  IDEA Works FW, public-private partnership with the city and the BAC Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, will be managed and funded by the Foundation.  READ MORE  

In 2011, the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center launched a new initiative, a business plan competition that gave special recognition to outstanding small business owners and entrepreneurs in our community. Plans are in the works for the 2014 Competition - STAY TUNED.

Learn more about the competition at

2011 Business Plan Competition

See prior year winners and watch a video of the inaugural competition Read More.



Un instructor de negocios profesional y completamente bilingüe le apoyara con los detalles de cómo crear y ser exitoso en su propio negocio


Precio del Curso: $50

Cupo de clase limitado a 20 participantes


REGISTRESE HOY: - Off.: 817-625-5411 or Cell: 817-822-1071


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Fort Worth Business Assistance Center (BAC), 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76104

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This facility is wheelchair accessible.  For accommodations or sign interpretation services, please call the Housing and Economic Development Department’s Fort Worth Business Assistance Center at least 48 hours in advance at 817-871-6025.  

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