Business Resources

The Town of Fountain Hills works with a number of local, regional, and state partners in order to promote opportunities in the community, support small businesses, and meet workforce needs. 

Business Attraction

Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's economic development organization whose mission is to grow and strengthen business in Arizona. The ACA is a public-private partnership working with Arizona communities on the recruitment of quality companies and jobs to the state of Arizona. The ACA provides state-wide site selection, incentives, and business resource assistance to both new and expanding business in Arizona.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is a public-private partnership representing Maricopa County, 22 communities throughout the region, and more than 160 private investors. GPEC’s mission is to attract and grow quality businesses and advocate for Greater Phoenix’s competitiveness. GPEC provides regional site selection assistance, including providing data, such as workforce availability and operating costs.

Small Business

Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce
The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership based organization representing more than 400 members. Since 1974, it has been the mission of the Fountain Hills Chamber to serve the community as the voice of commerce as it maintains and improves the economic environment while providing leadership for
improving the quality of life in the community.

Arizona Small Business Administration
The Arizona Small Business Administration's (ASBA) mission is to foster and empower a thriving Arizona small business community by offering relevant, dynamic, and innovative resources and the highest level of advocacy as the voice of small business throughout Arizona.

U.S Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) mission is to help Americans start, build and grow businesses. The SBA has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions, and other forms of assistance to small businesses. The SBA’s Arizona District Office offers the Basic 7(a) Loan Guarantee Program, CDC/504 Loan Program, SBA Express Loan Program and SBA Microloan Program.

Service Core of Retired Executives
The Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE) is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed. As a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE offers mentoring for small business owners through a large network of volunteer mentors, local workshops, events, and tools.

Workforce Development

Arizona @ Work
Arizona@Work is a statewide workforce development network that helps employers of all sizes and types recruit, develop and retain the best employees for their needs.

Maricopa Community College Workforce Development
Maricopa Community College Workforce Development plays a vital role in enhancing the region’s competitive strength by connecting the programs, resources, and customizable training services of the ten Community Colleges and skill centers with the region’s employers.


Fountain Hills Unified School District
The Fountain Hills Unified School District is committed to providing the community, students, and their parents with the services and educational programs that will allow every child in our district to achieve his or her academic goals. At Fountain Hills Unified School District, we provide outstanding academic and extracurricular opportunities for every child. We have great students, dedicated staff, supportive administration, an engaged community and incredible views. Fountain Hills Unified School District is unlike any other! We pride ourselves on being able to meet the needs of not only our students, but our staff as well.

Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale Community College is a premier educational and cultural center that serves the needs of its diverse communities by providing innovative and creative opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve. Scottsdale Community College improves quality of life by providing challenging, supportive, and distinctive learning experiences. They are committed to offering high-quality, collaborative, affordable, and accessible opportunities that enable learners to achieve lifelong educational, professional, and personal goals.

Arizona State University
The nationally ranked programs at Arizona State University inspire the top-qualified graduates and have positioned the university as a “top-tier” recruiting and hiring institution by more than 50 of the country’s top corporations, according to professional recruiters and rankings services around the world. Arizona State University is where nationally ranked and internationally ranked programs prepare next-generation innovators to thrive while advancing pioneering research, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship and economic development.