Running a small business in North Texas? You chose a great location to grow!
The region is home to 12 Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) that offer customized advising to small businesses at no cost. In fact, two of the field centers are right here in Dallas County — including the North Texas regional office.
Take the SBDC online assessment to identify your needs and begin growing your business. The assessment is available in English or Spanish and takes 15-20 minutes to complete.
Take the Assessment
Once you complete the assessment, an SBDC advisor will contact you to schedule an appointment and review your results.
Source: 2015 Client Impact Study,
J. Chrisman, Ph.D., Mississippi State University
The above offices are housed at the
Bill J. Priest Institute, just south of downtown. The Dallas Metropolitan SBDC also has satellite locations in
Cedar Hill and
Garland to serve businesses in Dallas County.
For an overview of SBDC services,
visit the North Texas SBDC website. While there you can also
view a complete list of North Texas’ SBDC locations — including those outside Dallas County.
Dallas College proudly hosts the North Texas SBDC Region in collaboration with the Small Business Administration, a community partner.
To see how the SBDC defines small businesses,
view size standards from America’s Small Business Association (the SBDC’s national membership organization).
That is ok! There is a lot of verbiage to decipher. We recommend going ahead and taking the SBDC online assessment. This will help our SBDC advisors learn more about your business operations and needs.