Small Business Assistance
Small Business Champion Network (SBCN) offers free, practical advice to individuals looking to start a new business, while helping existing companies grow and prosper.
Assist Businesses with:Looking for regional contacts closest to your location, please visit the Small Business Development Center or your SCORE Chapter that is closest to you.
Frequently Asked Questions on Starting a Business:
What kind of assistance do you provide?
What do I need to do to register my business name?
What fees are associated with registering my business name?
How do I obtain a Pennsylvania Tax ID for my business?
What is a business plan? Where can I go or who can I contact for assistance?
How do I obtain a copy of DCED’s Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Growing a Business in Pennsylvania?
How do I become certified as a Small, Diverse Business?
I would like to start my own contracting business, how do I obtain my Contractor ID Number?
Does my business qualify for any financial assistance programs?