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Operational Status:
The Alabama SBDC is open for business to support our small business community, but we are implementing some risk reduction procedures that may effect the way that we interact with our clients. In-person training and one-on-one advising will be handled via Zoom webinars and by phone.

Thank you for your patience.  "Stay Calm, and Small Business On!"

From ideation to exit, Alabama’s entrepreneurs and small business owners trust the Alabama SBDC Network for expert advice. We’re guided by a vision of growing Alabama’s economy by empowering and assisting Alabama’s robust small business community.

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Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

SBA’s EIDL Program provides working capital loans.

PPP / CARES ACT

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security

Small business relief package that includes:

  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • Lender Locator Tool
  • Lenders Accepting Non-Customer Applications
  • 1% Interest Rate, 2yr maturity
  • Up to $10 million loan, partially forgivable
  • Debt Relief Program

COVID-19 Small Business Resource Center

  • Guidance from CDC on how to prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses.
  • Additional guidance from AL Departments of Labor and Revenue.
  • Disaster Planning and Recovery Guide
  • Managing in Times of Financial Difficulty
  • AL Guide to Conquering a Business Crisis

Start Your Business

Our business advisors can help you to explore the possibilities, and help you to decide whether to embark on this new venture.
Our workshops & training provide the foundation for developing a sound business plan to start your business and guide its growth.

Grow Your Business

Our seasoned advisors can analyze your business & help you develop strategies for growth: a good business plan, financial analysis, and a marketing plan that’s on target. Short, practical seminars help you strengthen your business skills.

Fund Your Business

Questions about loans? Looking for grants?

We can help you identify sources of financing and develop a financing proposal, whether you’re just starting, or ready to grow. We can help with traditional and innovative solutions.

CLIENT REGISTRATION

Do you have questions for the Alabama SBDC?  Complete the online registration form and submit your questions.
A Business Advisor will respond as soon as possible.  (This is not a webinar or training registration form.)

Event Calendar

Local events hosted by ASBDC small business experts can help you learn quickly to get your business on the road to success.

Go International

Not sure if you’re ready to export? Already exporting to 40 countries? Either way, the trade specialists at AITC are ready to help

Sell to the Government

Identify new government opportunities or get assistance with bid document preparation. Our expert technical assistance will guide you through the challenge of procurement contracting. Sign up for our free Bid-Matching service!