• SBDC Toolbox

  • Starting a business can be a challenge, but there is help for you in your area. Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) are partnerships primarily between the government and colleges/universities administered by the Small Business Administration and aims at giving educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the SBDC to provide information for small and medium businesses in the Anderson area. 

    If you have specific questions about the SBDC or SBA, you can call the SBDC Director, Tracy Hawkins at 576-5007 or email her at tracy.hawkins@clermontchamber.com.

    The SBDC provides the following services:

  • Consulting Assistance

  • Business Management

    Financial Analysis and Cost Controls

    Accounting and Recordkeeping

    Pricing, Products and Services

    Licenses and Permits

    Customer Service

  • Business Planning

    Loan Packaging

    Human Resources

    Buying/Selling Businesses

    Business Legal Entities

    Marketing

    Taxes

  • Training and Education Assistance

  • Starting a Business

    Federal, State and Local Business Taxes

    Legal Issues

    Doing Business with the Government

  • International Trade

    Business Financing

    Entrepreneurial Training

    Human Resources

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