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Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 518 Stipes Hall, Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309.298.2237
Fax: 309.298.2142
Toll Free Phone: 800.526.9943
  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Small Business Development Center
Description: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), working in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), provides counseling in the areas of starting a business, business plan development, loan packaging, marketing strategies, procurement, and new idea development. The SBDC also offers training programs and counseling for existing businesses and entrepreneurs.
  General Information:
Description: Improves the quality of life in rural areas by developing public-private partnerships with local agencies on community development projects in rural areas.

A Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901