IL Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)

Find Illinois SBDCs


Illinois SBDC at Evanston Technology Innovation Center
820 Davis Street
Suite 137
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-866-1817

Illinois SBDC at North Business and Industrial Council (NORBIC)
5353 West Armstrong Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646
Phone: 773-594-9292, ext. 227

Illinois SBDC at Harper College
650 East Higgins Road
Harper Professional Building
Suite 106
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
Phone: 847-925-6520

For additional SBDCs, visit the Small Business Association website.

About SBDCs


Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. SBDCs offer one-stop assistance to individuals and small businesses by providing a wide variety of information and guidance in central and easily accessible branch locations. The program is a cooperative effort of the private sector, the educational community and federal, state and local governments and is an integral component of Entrepreneurial Development's network of training and counseling services.

Services include:
  • Access to business education and training opportunities
  • Assistance with the development of business plans
  • Assistance with financial analysis and planning
  • Business Financing Programs
  • Help accessing marketing information and the development of business plans
  • One-on-one business counseling and management assistance