The SBDC at Greater Southwest Development Corporation is open for business! Though we have had to curtail in-person appointments, we are available for online and phone advising. For questions or concerns, please contact Andrew Fogaty.
We’re here to help! The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Greater Southwest provides no cost assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout Chicago’s southwest side. Our SBDC helps entrepreneurs realize the dream of business ownership and assists existing businesses as they strive to remain competitive in a complex, ever-changing global marketplace. We’re part of a national SBDC network and funded in through a partnership with GSDC, the SBA and the Illinois Department of Commerce.
We’re happy to offer no cost assistance with:
- Business planning
- Guidance on business financing
- Market research and marketing plans
- working with local government
- Grants and incentives
If you would like to schedule a one-on-one appointment with one of our advisers our, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-362-3379.
Funding in part through a cooperative agreement with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (ILDCEO) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).