Small Business Development Centers


  • Robert E. Paoni, LRS,
  • S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • 3330 Ginger Creek Drive, Suite B East
  • Springfield, IL 62711
  • Phone: (217) 793-5020
  • Fax: (217) 793-5025
  • TDD: (217) 492-4418
  • Email:
  • Website: sba.gov

Purpose of the Program

This program provides information to those interested in starting or expanding a small business in their community. Information is available on financial assistance and loan programs, counseling, business seminars and training sessions, contracting and general business information.

Who is Eligible

Individuals interested in starting or expanding a small business

Application Process

Availability of Funds

How Funds are to be used

Types of Assistance

Technical Assistance, Financial Assistance

Year Program was established

1953