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SBDC helps take the blur out of starting and growing your business. We help thousands of entrepreneurs—just like you—advance their businesses and create long-term success.

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A better
way to business

SBDC is a no-nonsense nonprofit, committed to helping your business solve real problems, build a strong financial foundation, and find a clear path to sustainable success.

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PRACTICAL RESOURCES,

Trusted Advice

There’s good reason SBDC is America’s #1 trusted small business resource. We provide practical tools, resources and advising —completely free, and confidential.

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Our clients get results.

SBDC is everything your business needs to get the job done.

Whether it’s cutting through red tape, getting a loan for expansion, to establishing a winning e-commerce strategy— We’ll work with you to achieve sustainable, profitable growth.

we help open doors

new JOBS CREATED

2.3k

new jobs created in 2021

the right resources

ACCESS TO CAPITAL

$645mm*

Last year we helped our clients access $645MM in capital investment.

#Stories



Read inspiring stories of real businesses, achieving real results

Bay Hauling

“I am a huge advocate of the SBDC. Whenever I see someone motivated and I know they will take advantage of what is available, I refer them.”

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Tara and self

“I highly recommend the SBDC to any small business… having people knowledgable in the industry is one of the biggest perks of the SBDC.”

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We’re Local

18 SBDC centers and satellite offices located in a neighborhood near your business.

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