CV SBDC is a team of business experts offering advice and assistance to entrepreneurs of all sizes, confidentially and free of charge. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business many years and are ready to scale, we can help.

We provide:

1:1 business counseling, ranging from general advice to specific technical assistance in a variety of areas, including funding sources, international trade, product development strategies, employee hiring and retention, government contracting and much more.

Access to in-depth research to help you better understand your industry, your local community, and specific market opportunities for your business

A large roster of events and training, including our Business Essentials Training (BET), covering everything from beginning business topics to advanced skills development and training.  

Where We Work

With offices located in Charlottesville and Culpeper, we serve entrepreneurs in the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Rappahannock.