Small Business Development Center

The IL SBDC office has moved to a new location:

1111 S. Alpine Rd., Suite 203, Rockford, IL 61108

About Us

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Rock Valley College (RVC) is Winnebago, Ogle, Stephenson, and Boone counties’ central resource for business development and creation.

The SBDC leverages a large network of resources to ensure the success of existing and start-up businesses that create jobs and grow our region’s economy.

No matter the size of your business, the SBDC network can provide guidance in the following areas:
•    Legal structure
•    Sales/marketing
•    Operations
•    Accounting/finance
•    Commercialization
•    Market research
•    Human resources
•    Patents
•    Licensing
•    Business Planning


Get Your Business Moving Online

Do you need to increase your knowledge and help your business grow? Is our eTraining right for you? 

Learn more about online training options.


SBDC Annual Reports


2014 Annual Report


2013 Annual Report

The Illinois SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Rock Valley College.