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PA SBDC Network

Pennsylvania SBDC Network

Partnership is the key to the success for the Pennsylvania SBDC program. The SBDC program is a public-private partnership that leverages the resources of government, higher education and the business community to facilitate the growth of Pennsylvania small firms. Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 16 participating colleges and universities, local economic and community development organizations, the financial and professional communities, and the Defense Logistics Agency among others. The 16 centers in Pennsylvania serve the following areas:

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Bucknell University SBDC

(570) 577-1249


PennWest Clarion SBDC

(814) 393-2060


Duquesne University SBDC

(412) 396-1633


Gannon University SBDC

(814) 871-7232


Kutztown University SBDC

(484) 646-4003


Lehigh University SBDC

(610) 758-3980


Penn State SBDC

(814) 863-4293


Saint Francis University SBDC

(814) 472-3200


Saint Vincent College SBDC

(724) 537-4572


Shippensburg University SBDC

(717) 477-1935


Temple University SBDC

(215) 204-7282


University of Pittsburgh SBDC

(412) 648-1542


University of Scranton SBDC

(570) 941-7588


Widener University SBDC

(610) 619-8490


Wilkes University SBDC

(570) 408-4340

Partner Network

The Pennsylvania SBDC is an accredited affiliate of the national network of America's Small Business Development Centers. All 16 Small Business Development Centers are active participants in their communities through involvement with a wide range of public and private organizations. These relationships allow for cross referral of clients and cooperative services and training. The centers have strong working relationships with the following organizations - among many others:

Chamber Partners

Corry Area Chamber of Commerce
Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership
Girard-Lake City Chamber of Commerce
Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce
Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce
Meadville Chamber of Commerce
Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce
Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce
North East Area Chamber of Commerce
Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry
Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce

Resource Partners

Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Small Business Adminstration
Titusville Community Development Agencies
PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Northwest Industrial Resource Center
Northwest Commission
PA Treasury
Team PA Northwest Regional Coordinator
Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County
PA Downtown Center
Penn-Northwest Development Corporation
Penn State Agriculture Cooperative Extension
PA Technical Assistance Program
PA Dept of Community and Economic Development
PA Chamber of Business and Industry
PA Dept of Labor and Industry
PA Dept of Agriculture
PA Dept of Environmental Protection
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