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Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are a statewide, nationally accredited program that provides one-on-one consulting, training, and information resources to empower new and existing businesses. The SBDC program is a public/private partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, and 18 university and college-based centers and more than ninety outreach locations operating under the guidance of the Lead Office located at Kutztown University. The Pennsylvania SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including business plan development, commercialization of technology, marketing analysis and competitive research, investigating funding opportunities, SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Assistance, and much more.