The Illinois SBDC of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan is OPEN!!!
We are providing support virtually... until May 31st
In this time of immense change, we understand that many small businesses are facing challenges. We are thinking of each and every one of the small business owners of McLean County every single day as we do our best to be of service.
Our SBDC team is open. We are providing our no-cost services "virtually" for current and incoming clients via phone, email, and video chat. We are also communicating federal, state, and local updates and resources via our website COVID-19 Resources page, our email list, and our Facebook Business page as quickly as we can each day.
We highly encourage McLean County small business owners and community members to continue to monitor official communications from the CDC, McLean County Health Department, and BNPrepared.org.
If you would like to receive our latest updates, please please sign up for our email newsletter via the button below. To learn more about the following topics, please click the appropriate links below that will take you to the appropriate sections on the COVID-19 Resources page. We update it daily, so check back frequently.
For other business resources, visit the McLean County Business Portal, a free resource available to anyone interested in starting, managing or expanding their business in McLean County.
Since 2017 the SBDC has
Start a new business or grow your existing business with expert advice, workshops and resources.
Receive No-Cost assistance with:
Guidance on business financing
Market research and marketing plans
Developing new markets
Working with local government
Upgrading your technology tools
Connections to additional resources
52% - Bloomington
24% - Normal
24% - Surrounding Communities
Where our clients are located
3rd Floor, State Farm Hall
1402 Park Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Dedicated Parking Spots are available just off of Park Street, east of the Mark Evans Observatory.
Hours of operation:
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
By appointment only
Closed on Weekends
Karen Bussone, MBA
Angela Kuppersmith, SM