Mason SBDC’s no-cost business counseling and training services are a result of the support from our Sponsors.
The Virginia SBDC is an organization of 27 local Small Business Development Center offices across Virginia, providing professional business counseling, training, and business resources to help grow and strengthen Virginia businesses. Thousands of business owners and managers receive one-on-one counseling every year, and twice as many business owners attend training programs offered by local SBDCs. SBDC professionals assist with business planning, marketing, financial analysis, access to capital, business start-up and other specialized services as requested.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. The mission of the Small Business Administration is to “maintain and strengthen the nation’s economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters.” The agency’s activities are summarized as the “3 Cs,” namely capital, contracts, and counseling.
One of the more recent sponsors of MasonSBDC is Prince William County’s Department of Economic Development. Prince William County is a community of choice with a strong, diverse economic base where individuals and families live, work, and play among the various businesses located here. Offering unmatched access to Northern Virginia’s 1.5 million workers and unparalleled quality of place, Prince William County provides businesses fast access to top U.S. markets, a diverse workforce, and the world.