Small Business Development Center - Charleston Office 


Doing Big Things for Small Business 

The Charleston Area SBDC provides one–on–one consultation to prospective and existing business owners. Assisting them to analyze business opportunities, develop business plans and strategies, and create small business loan packages, PTAC, manufacturing and industrial. These services are offered at no charge to the consumer and are available by appointment only. All services rendered by the Small Business Development Center are completely confidential.  The key areas of assistance include:
  • Business plan review,
  • Financial analysis,
  • Marketing and advertising,
  • Business loan packaging assistance,
  • Accounting and financial management,
  • Government procurement,
  • Woman, veteran, family and minority owned business,
  • Technological advancement of small business
  • International trade
  • Seminars and training courses at minimum or no registration fee

Partnership with SBA

The South Carolina SBDC is partially funded  under a Cooperative Agreement 8-603001-Z-0043-28 by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  "The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) operates in partnership with the US Small Business Administration. The support given by the US Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor(s) or participants' opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products or services." All SBDC programs are non discriminatory and available to individuals with disabilities 

Two Locations 


In North Charleston

6296 Rivers Ave, Suite 300

North Charleston, SC  29406

Phone:  843-740-6160

Fax:  843-740-1607



 At The Citadel

 256 Bond Hall

171 Moultrie Street

Charleston, SC 29409

Phone: 843-953-6007



Educational Podcasts on a variety or subjects including "Free Money", "Surviving Cash Flow Crisis" and "Marketing on the Internet".

Business Plan Outline and Explanation

Charleston Seminars

Cash Flow Worksheet  |  Financing  |  Grants  |  Marketing  |  Procurement
The Business Plan

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