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Female Business Owners

Welcome to the
Illinois SBDC at the Starved Rock Co
untry Alliance

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at the Starved Rock Country Alliance provides tools, resources, and confidential services to entrepreneurs and small businesses across Bureau, Grundy, LaSalle, Livingston, and Putnam Counties.

 

New Clients: To request an appointment, click here

Current clients, please call 844-369-8898 or email info@alliancesbdc.org

We are available for in person or virtual appointments.

EXPLORE
AN IDEA

START A

BUSINESS

GROW YOUR

BUSINESS

ATTEND

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Start a new business or grow your existing business with expert advice, workshops and resources.

Receive No-Cost Assistance with:

  • Business planning

  • Guidance on business financing

  • Market research and marketing plans

  • Developing new markets

  • Working with local government

  • Import/export resources

  • Upgrading your technology tools

  • Connections to additional resources

JACOB NEGRAY
DCM Landscaping | Design Construction Maintenance
ODELL, ILLINOIS

“I knew I wanted to climb this mountain. I needed a guide. The SBDC was my guide.” 

  - JACOB  NEGRAY

LEARN MORE ABOUT DCM LANDSCAPING

CLICK HERE

for a list of Grant Programs for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

 
Coronavirus Business Resiliency Program

The state will award the money to county-level applications on a first come first served basis so the application deadline is short.

  • For-profit businesses operating on March 21, 2020

  • Must still be in business

  • Most area businesses are eligible

  • Employ at least one employee other than the owner

  • Reimbursement for equipment or building improvements - purchased or rented to prevent, prepare, or respond to COVID-19

  • Can't be used if expenses were reimbursed under earlier grants

  • APPLICATIONS ARE DUE AUGUST 7! As part of this grant, there is a form that needs to be completed as soon as possible if you are going to be a part of this grant.

 

Contact your municipality or city officials to start your application:

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Celebrating impact.

Thank you for your questions, efforts, goals, ambitions, and successes. 

 

We are here for you.

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.
GRAB A CHAIR.
LETS GET TO WORK.

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A special thank you to our our supporting municipalities, financial institutions, and community partners.

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