Small Business Development Centers

America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network provides management and technical assistance to more than one million small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs each year. Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to their local SBDCs for free, face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training on writing business plans, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, international trade and more.


The SBDC’s are collaboration between colleges, universities, state governments, Congress and the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBDCs bring the knowledge and innovation of business schools, universities to entrepreneurs to help drive economic growth. Over 4% of the Nation’s job creation is attributable to SBDCs.  Learn more about he SBDC Network here.