Small Busness Administration
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economc Opportunity
Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council
City of Bloomington, IL
Town of Normal, IL

Our SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Illinois Wesleyan University, the B-N Economic Development Council, the City of Bloomington, and the Town of Normal. 

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OURSERVICES

The Illinois Small Business Development Center of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan University

In addition to the core service offerings of business counseling provided at no-cost, training, and business research, the Illinois SBDC of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan can also connect you with a comprehensive array of specialized services for qualifying businesses looking to accelerate market growth, including: Growth Acceleration, International Trade, and Government Contracting.

Did we mention our help is at NO cost?

The Illinois SBDC of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan works to provide a wide variety of services to meet the needs of many types of entrepreneurs in varying situations and stages of their business.

Are you ready to schedule a consultation? Click Here to Request a Consultation!

Come in and see us for help 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

  • And much more! 

ADDITIONAL BUSINESS RESOURCES

Additional business resources for McLean County residents can be found on the McLean County Business Portal.

The Business Portal features resources from

  • The Illinois Small Business Development Center of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan University

  • The Bloomington Normal Economic Development Center

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Central Illinois SCORE

  • The McLean County Chamber of Commerce

  • The McLean County Regional Planning Commission

  • BN Advantage

  • The Town of Normal

  • The City of Bloomington

  • McLean County