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America’s SBDCs

Celebrating 40 Years!

Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to their local SBDCs for free face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training, on topics including business planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade and much more.

SBDCs are hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private sector partners, and funded in part by the United States Congress through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

With nearly 1,000 centers across the nation, there is an SBDC near you. Find your SBDC.

SBDC Clients > Start a new business every 32 minutes
> Create a new job every 5.3 minutes
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> Make $100,000 in new sales every 8 minutes
> Access $100,000 in capital every 9.4 minutes
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2020 Annual Report

Annual Report

> More than one million business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs served
> 99,194 new jobs created; 16,499 new businesses; $7 billion in new sales
> The most comprehensive small business assistance network in America
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