Small Business Services

The Champaign County EDC hosts the Illinois Small Business Development Center — funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Illinois Department of Commerce of Economic Opportunity, U.S. Small Business Administration, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is part of America’s Small Business Development Center Network, the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States. Their objective is to help existing owners and new entrepreneurs achieve their goals, in a complex marketplace locally, regionally, and globally.

At the Illinois SBDC at Champaign County EDC, they work to understand your business and its opportunities by forging relationships that facilitate trust, cooperation, and ultimately your definition of success.

Their team of advisors is here to make sure your business has what it needs to be successful. Whether you are looking to strengthen an existing business, formulate a succession plan, or even start a new business, the SBDC is here to provide advice, resources, and support for you and your company. Think of them as valuable members of your team.

The Illinois SBDC at Champaign County EDC provides business advising, training, and other assistance to small businesses in Champaign County and the surrounding region at no charge.

To learn more and/or schedule an appointment, visit their website.

Other area small business services:

Angel Investing – Urbana-Champaign Angel Network (UCAN)
University of Illinois Research Park
Champaign County Chamber of Commerce
East Central Illinois (ECI) Score