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Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SVCC

We are an Illinois SBDC center in the State of Illinois that provides no-cost advising services to individuals and businesses in the Sauk Valley Region such as Lee, Whiteside, Ogle, and Carroll Counties who need advising assistance with conceptualizing, starting, growing, or selling their small business.

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No Cost Business Advising Services

Serving Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in the Sauk Valley Region!


Introductory Consultation

Meet our advising team to discuss your personal and business goals as well as a develop an action plan to achieve those goals.


Business Idea & Conceptualization

Collaborate with our Advising Team to determine the feasibility and strategy around your business idea.


Business Start-Up Advising

Collaborate with our Advising Team to discuss all aspects of business start-up as well as actionable steps to take in starting your business in Illinois.


Business Growth Advising

Collaborate with our Advising Team for a comprehensive review of your business as well as actionable steps you can take to grow your business.


Business Exit & Succession Planning Advising

Meet with our Advising Team to discuss your future and prepare a formal exit or succession plan for your business.


Business Capital Advising

Our Advising Team can assist in providing you with multiple resources and analyze your business model to find the appropriate funding for your small business.

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No Cost On-Demand Workshops & Training

  • Starting a Business  in Illinois On-Demand Webinar
    On-Demand Webinar
    Learn all aspects of starting a new business in Illinois!
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Summer 2023 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 campus closures at our host, Sauk Valley Community College.

Appointments Only, No Walk-Ins Accepted.

Sauk Valley Community College

Illinois SBDC Office, Room 1K11

173 Illinois Route 2 

Dixon, IL 61021, USA

(815) 835-6244

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