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Illinois SBDC at Sauk Valley Community College

We provide exceptional no-cost advising and business workshops to individuals and small businesses at all stages of business development in the Northwest Region of Illinois! Our service area for advising includes: Lee County, Whiteside County, Ogle County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County, and Stephenson County in the State of Illinois.

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No Cost Advising Services at All Stages of Business Development!

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Are you considering starting a for-profit business? Are you ready to turn that hobby into a legitimate business?

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Our team is equipped to help you scale your business and take it to the next level!

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Let our team guide your decisions during this formative stage to make the most of your time and resources!

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Our team is equipped to help you through this stage of the entrepreneurial life cycle!

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Our Center's Regional Economic Development Milestones

Since the relaunch of the Center in 2017, we have advised individuals and small businesses in assisting them in obtaining the following within the Northwest Illinois Region:


Clients Advised


Advising Hours


New Businesses Launched


Client Investment & Financing Funding Generated


Jobs Created


Jobs Retained

• Figures above represent Center data from January 2017 to June 2024.

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We send out a monthly newsletter that contains updates on our Center, Regional News and Events, Federal and State Small Business Updates, Grant Opportunities, Workshops for Small Businesses, and Much More!

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Summer 2024 Hours (Appointments Required):

Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM

Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM

Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM

Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM

Friday: Closed

Our Center follows all posted campus closures at our host, Sauk Valley Community College.

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Sauk Valley Community College
173 Illinois Route 2 
Dixon, IL 61021, USA

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