Harper College

Small Business Development Center

Growing a small business is no small task. Need help to expand or improve your existing business? Contemplating launching a new business? We can help.

Our talented team of seasoned business advisors will help you identify, understand and overcome the challenges of running a successful business. From someone who has an idea for a home-based business to an established company in need of capital to finance their next stage of growth, we work closely with our clients to find solutions that work best for them. Schedule your no-cost appointment today.


"The Illinois SBDC is a great source for advice and information to a small business that otherwise would be very limited with its options about where to turn for help." - George Pike, Personalized Crossword Puzzles



"Only business organization I tried that was helpful!" - Leslie Johns, Claire Johns Art

Illinois SBDC

Our services are paid for through a partnership between DCEO, the Small Business Administration and Harper College. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Email kmedina@harpercollege.edu. The Illinois SBDC at Harper College is part of a larger network of helpful organizations like PTACs (government contracting), ITCs (international trade). To find a center nearest you click here

Last Updated: 4/1/24