Vermont Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

There is a VtSBDC office located at BDCC with office hours M-W.  To schedule an appointment, contact Debra Boudrieau at 802-257-7731 or by email at

The mission of the Vermont SBDC, which is a nonprofit partnership of government, education, and business, is to strengthen existing business entities, and assist start-ups through high-quality, no-cost counseling, and high-quality, affordable training programs. According to the VTSBDC website, its goal is to spur Vermont’s economy by helping its small businesses succeed and grow.

For instance, if you are looking for assistance with environmental issues, theVermont SBDC website offers free tools and tips online.

Another handy tool made available by the SBDC is a free publication outlining how to write a business plan. You can download this tool on the Vermont Department of Economic Development website.

For more information, visit the Vermont Small Business Development Center website.