Welcome to the IL Small Business Development Center at Governor’s State University

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We are a unique collaboration between and funded by Governors State University, the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Our Mission is to create an environment that nurtures entrepreneurship throughout the region: to develop, finance, grow and improve the business community through high quality professional services and training and developing public and private partnerships to support all aspects of entrepreneurial development.

Whether you are thinking of starting a business, wanting to grow your existing business or learn how to more effectively run your business, we can help!


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