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					Business Resource Directory
Small Business Development Services

Oklahoma Small Business Development Center
Doug Misak, Business Coordinator
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
100 Campus Drive
Weatherford, OK 73096
Phone: 580-774-7123
Fax: 580-774-7096

Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
Shawn Freie, Small Business Management
100 Career Tech Road
Fort Cobb, OK 73038
Phone: 405-643-3275
Fax: 405-643-2144

Manufacturing Resources

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance
Great Plains Technology Center
Bill Cunningham, Manufacturing Extension Agent
4500 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505
Phone: 580-250-5688

Grow Oklahoma
Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development
U.S. toll-free hotline: 1-800-GO-TO-XAP

National Association of Manufacturers
1331 Pennsylvania Ave.
NW Washington, DC 20004-1790
Phone: (202) 637-3000
Fax: (202) 637-3182

National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
2025 M Street
NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 367-1178


Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Corey, Herndon, Community Development Specialist
900 North Stiles Avenue
P.O. Box 26980
Oklahoma City, OK 73126
Phone: 405-815-5201
Fax: 405-605-2991

Caddo County OSU Extension Service
Caddo County Courthouse
David Nowlin, Extension Educator Agriculture
201 West Oklahoma
Anadarko, OK 73005
Phone: 405-247-3376
Fax: 405-247-7638

OSU-OKC Agriculture Resource Center
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: 405-947-4421

Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
Dale Beerwinkle, Agriculture Business Management
100 Career Tech Rd.
P.O.Box 190
Fort Cobb, OK 73038
Phone: 405-643-3276
Fax: 405-643-2144

Commercial Real Estate

Site Locators

Economic Development

The Anadarko Economic Development Authority
Robert Williamson, Trust Manager
501 W. Virginia
Anadarko, OK 73005
Phone: 405-247-2481
Fax: 405-247-2866

Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Christy Elkins, Rural Development Specialist – Southwest Quadrant
3300 W. Bois D’ Arc
P.O. Box 1807
Duncan, OK 73534
Phone: 580-581-5431
E-Fax 405-605-2980
Mobile: 405-596-0080

OEDC – The Oklahoma Economic Development Council
330 N.E. 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 405-235-3669

Oklahoma Southwest Alliance Inc.
Dennis Krueger, Chairperson
P.O. Box 100
120 West First Street
Cordell, OK 73632
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Telephone: (580) 832-3361
Toll Free: 1-888-832-3362
Fax: (580) 832-5174

Southwest Oklahoma Impact Coalition
Marilyn Feaver, Executive Director
Nash Library, Room 302
1727 W. Alabama Ave.
Chickasha, OK 73018
Phone: 405-574-1368
Cell: 405-274-9135
Fax: 405-574-1395

Caddo County Industrial Authority
Wade Walling, Chairman
Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
100 Career Tech Rd.
P.O. Box 190
Fort Cobb, OK 73038
Phone: 405-643-3237

Workforce Development

TIPS – Training For Industry Program
Dale Lewis
Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
100 Career Tech Rd.
P.O. Box 190
Fort Cobb, OK 73038
Phone: 405-643-3237

Customized training specific to the needs of the employer are provided by careertech, the state’s vocational training program, at NO COST to the

Federal Work Progams
Indian and Native American Programs Under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act
Supplemental Youth Services Program

Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma
Workforce Investment Act Program
Jackie BigBow, Director
P.O. Box 363,
Carnegie, OK 73015
Phone No.: (580) 654-2953
Toll Free: (877) 828-8580

The purpose of this program is to provide supplemental employment and training and related services to Native American youth on or near Indian
reservations, or in Oklahoma, Alaska, and Hawaii.
The WIA/SYSP office shall pay a wage to the temporary trainee. The wage to be paid will be the current minimum wage at the time of payment. This
is a training position, and is a position for which the intent is to pro-vide work experience and exposure the world of work. The period of training is
usually 6 to 8 weeks.
This program is a perfect opportunity to train prospective full-time employees at NO COST to the worksite company!

Adult and dislocated worker program in the One-Stop delivery system
Through this system, adults and dislocated workers can access a continuum of services organized into three levels: core, intensive, and training.
(2008—Four Tribes Consortium Reports 116 youth & adult workers currently in their job bank)
(Workforce Oklahoma shows 158 job seekers in the area in their job bank)
(Kiowa WIA Program has 210 available workers in their job bank)

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission-Tax & Training Incentives
Welfare to Work Tax Credit
Employers can receive a tax credit of up to 35 percent of the first $10,000 in qualified first-year wages and 50 per-cent of the first $10,000 in
qualified wages for the second year of employment. The total maximum credit which the employer can receive is $8,500 per hire. There is no limit
on the number of employees for whom the employer can claim the credit

Work Opportunity Tax Credit
Under The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (P.L. 105-34), the WOTC utilizes a two-tier tax credit format. Employers can claim 25% of the qualified
first-year wages up to $6,000 for employees working, at least 120 hours but less than 400. For employees working at least 400 hours or more, the
credit is calculated at the rate of 40% of the qualified first-year wages up to $6,000. This allows a maximum credit of $2,400. The Long Term Family
Assistance recipient is calculated at 40% of the qualified first year wages up to $10,000 and 50% of qualified second year wages, maximum savings
$9,000. For the Summer Youth target group, the credit is calculated at a rate of 25% of the qualified first-year wages up to $3,000. The disabled
veteran only, the maximum qualifying wages are up to $12,000.

Incumbent Worker Training Funds
For more information:

State of Oklahoma Incentives

Former Native American Lands
Under the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, business operating on Oklahoma lands formerly owned by Native American Tribes my qualify for
accelerated de-preciation of property and federal tax credits for employment of qualifying tribal members and spouses. Determination of
qualifications is made by the U.S. Inter-nal Revenue Service. This county was former ly owned by Native American Tribes.

 Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program
The Oklahoma Quality jobs program provides quarterly cash payment to a qualifying company of a percentage, not to exceed 5%, of newly created
gross taxable payroll. Under the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program, special provisions are made for certain small employers in rural counties or other
specially desig-nated locations. For more information contact the Quality Jobs Representative at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce at 800-588-
5959, or 405-815-5213.

Oklahoma Enterprise Zone
Additional incentives may be available to firms locating within Enterprise Zones. Enterprise Zones include certain designated counties, cities, or
portions thereof and are based on the relative economic health of the area and other factors. This county is a designated county. Communities may
vary. Contact the Okla-homa Department of Commerce at 800-588-5959 or Jeff Wallace at 405-815-5184. You may also e-mail
for confirmation of specific zone locations.

Maximum (5%) Net Benefit Under Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program
Companies qualifying for the Oklahoma Quality Jobs program may receive quarterly cash payments equaling 5%, the maximum net benefit, of newly
created gross taxable payroll. For more information contact an Oklahoma Quality Jobs Representative at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce at
800-588-5959 or 405-815-5213.

Investment Tax Credit Package
Investment Tax credits for new manufacturing jobs, plus reimbursement of sales and use tax for new building investment.

Caddo County is located in a HUB Zone

Various SBA assisted Financing available

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Programs through USDA
Caddo Electric Cooperative offers 0% loans—400,000.00 cap


Local Banking Institutions
Financial Advisors
ED Lendors/Programs


Oklahoma Business Licensing System

Find out quickly which state licenses, permits, or registration you need to conduct business in Oklahoma. Not every trade requires a business license
or permit in Oklahoma, and not every business needs to register. The Oklahoma Business Registration & Licensing System answers those questions
and links you to the appropriate state agencies and forms that can get you up and running in record time. This system provides information about
state licenses only. To find out if local licenses or permits are required, please contact the municipal offices in the city where your business will

Tax Information

Here are the basics that apply to almost all new business start-ups:
1. Determine your business structure.
   For more information:
2. Determine if you need a Federal Employer Identification Number. For more information
3. Get a Federal Employer Identification Number from the IRS at or 800-829-4933.
4. Register your business with the appropriate state agencies. For assistance determining which applications, permits, licenses, or registrations
   are required, use the Business Registration & Licensing System.
5. For information direct from the primary agencies of registration you may also want to visit:
       a. The Secretary of State - This includes checking name availability and reserving your trade name
       b. The Oklahoma Tax Commission - Download the Oklahoma Business Registration Packet at
       c. Oklahoma Employment Security Commission - This applies only if you have employees.

6. Inform yourself! Read and take advantage of all the additional resources available to you and others for how to successfully start and run a
   business. Start with the additional FAQs below. Can't find what you're looking for? Contact the Commerce 2nd Century Entrepreneurship
   Center at 800-879-6552 or email at

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