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Alabama Small Business Development Center Network

Alabama SBDC Network

Making a big impact on small business.

We’re guided by a vision of growing Alabama’s economy by empowering and assisting Alabama’s robust small business community.

The Alabama Small Business Development Center network is a statewide, inter-institutional program to enhance economic growth in Alabama by providing management and technical assistance to small businesses. Professional Business Advisors are available in 10 Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) located at our member university partners across the state.

About the Alabama SBDC
Connect with a Business Advisor
Webinars & Training
Fund Your Business
Contracting & Procurement
Growing Alabama

Covering All 67 Counties

Rural Small Business Clients 51%
Women-Owned Small Business Clients 40%
Minority-Owned Small Business Clients 36%
Veteran-Owned Small business Clients 16%

Recursos en español

Spanish Resources: Cómo comenzar su negocio en Alabama

COVID Disaster Assistance

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) SBA Economic Injury Disaster (EIDL) AL Revive & Revive Plus Grants Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Restaurant Relief Fund (RRF)


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Success Stories


Without the daily seminars, especially in the opening 10 days of the by-hour changes in the PPP and EIDL application process, we would not have been successful applying for the funds and I’m convinced we would have closed our doors.

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I talked to my advisor an hour and a half the first time I called her. She was also a small business owner and knew what a state of mind I was in. She has ended up advising me on every step and has even kept me ahead of the game giving me information as quickly as she learns it.

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Truly, without the assistance of the Alabama SBDC, I wouldn’t be in the position I’m in today. The SBA Loan I recently acquired will allow my company to continue to grow.

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