Small Business Development Centers

The Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) of the DCCCD are partnership programs with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBDCs are dedicated to giving business owners free counseling and affordable training on a variety of important topics.

Experts assist you in getting your business off the ground by helping you write your business plan, acquire financing and market your products and services. If you're already in business and need help marketing on the Internet, getting a patent, obtaining government contracts, complying with environmental regulations, or entering international markets, our SBDCs can point you in the right direction.

Nationally certified counselors address:

  • Management issues
  • Marketing
  • Accessing capital
  • Business expansion
  • Buying or selling a business
  • International trade
  • Government contracting
  • Patents, copyrights and trademarks
  • Environmental regulation compliance
  • Technology and manufacturing