We offer training, counseling and consulting services to Illinois businesses at no cost. However, some classes, workshops,
& seminars may have a minimal charge and reimbursement is often required for copied materials.
Our clients range from start-up through existing businesses that seek ways to improve, develop or finance their
organizations. Our International Trade Center offers tools and services that makes it easier to enter markets worldwide.
Drawing on in-house expertise, government and academic resources, and the commitment of many business service providers
in the private sector, the Kaskaskia College-ISBDC and ITC are the preferred sources' for small business support in the
The Kaskaskia College-ISBDC's primary function is to deliver one-on-one counseling, research, and referral for individuals
creating or expanding their business idea and plan. Special assistance is provided for, but not limited to the following
The Kaskaskia College - ITC's primary function is to assist firms of all sizes with their export strategies.
Special assistance is provided for, but not limited to the following topics:
Business Plan Development
Capital Resources, Financial Packaging & Forecasting
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Minority Enterprise Development
Female-Owned Business Development
Referral to Public, Private and Technical Resources
Home Based Business
Evaluate export capability
Develop expansion strategies
Assist with logistics
Communicate export finance options
Provide documentation assistance
Illinois Small Business Development Center and International Trade Center at
Kaskaskia College are partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration
in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and
Kaskaskia College as a service to Illinois small businesses. All SBA programs are
extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.