Small Business Development

If you are looking to start a business or ways to develop your small business check out Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs). SBDCs provide low cost or no cost assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the United States and its territories.

SBDCs help entrepreneurs realize the dream of business ownership and help existing businesses remain competitive in a complex, ever-changing global marketplace. SBDCs are hosted by leading universities and state economic development agencies and funded in part through a partnership with SBA.

SBDC advisors provide aspiring and current small business owners a variety of free business consulting and low-cost training services including.

Small Business Development

Here are just a few of the services SBDCs provide:

  1. Develop your small business business plan

  2. Manufacturing assistance

  3. Financial packaging and lending assistance

  4. Exporting and importing support

  5. Disaster recovery assistance

  6. Procurement and contracting aid

  7. Market research help

  8. 8(a) program support

  9. Healthcare guidance.

With dozens of host networks branching out with hundreds of service delivery points throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands, SBDC assistance is available virtually anywhere.

Click here to book an appointment with one of our small business counselors today.

Where to Find Us

Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Road

121 Ashley Hall (Park in Ashley Hall Visitor Parking)

Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

712-325-3350

Sue Pitts - spitts@iwcc.edu

Michael Mitilier - mmitilier@iwcc.edu

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA). All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA