Starting a Business

Find local resources to help get your business idea off the ground.

Small Business Assistance

(http://champaign.org/starting_a_business/business_assistance)

Some possible sources of assistance for small business owners/entrepreneurs include: SCORE, United States Office of Small Business Development Centers, and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation.

Illinois Small Business Development Centers

(http://champaign.org/starting_a_business/development_centers)

The Illinois Small Business Development Centers located throughout the state provide assistance to new and existing small businesses.

Illinios Business Portal

(http://champaign.org/starting_a_business/illinois_portal)

The Illinois Business Portal can help you at any stage in your business life cycle. Whether you are starting a new business, running a business, or changing an existing business, this site can help you get the answers you need.

Business Resources

(http://champaign.org/starting_a_business/resources)

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides a website of small business resources in Illinois.

Parkland Business Development Center

(http://champaign.org/starting_a_business/parkland_development_center)

Find out information about the Parkland Business Development Center.