For nearly 40 years, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has helped entrepreneurs start, grow, and finance small businesses through FREE one-on-one consulting with expert advisors and low-cost workshops conducted by industry leaders. Take advangtage of the Imperial Valley's best kept secret - the SBDC! Call us today and our team of advisors will hlep your business get financing, grow sales, reinvent your marketing, and more!

The SBDC's mission is to grow the economic vitality of our community and our State, fostering job creation and retention, capital investments, and dynamic innovations that support and ever-improving quality of life for everyone in our community.

This mission is accomplished by assisting local small businesses and entrepreneurs build a foundation for individual and company success through counseling, organized business education, and innovative special programs.

Imperial Valley SBDC offers live and on-demand trainings and webinars at no cost. By registering as an SBDC client, business owners and entrepreneurs gain access to ongoing, relevant trainings for business readiness, specialized trainings, reopening your business during COVID-19 and more. 

  Consulting Areas:

  • Accounting / Quickbooks
  • Marketing / Public Relations
  • Business Plan Assistance
  • Growth & Expansion Strategies
  • Sales & Customer Service
  • Financial Analysis / Cash Flow Managemen
  • Business Structure / Formation
  • Merchandisine
  • E-commerce & Online Sales


IV SBDC has launched a new program for businesses and entrepreneurs in partnership with the Mexican Consulate. This no-cost program will include on-demand trainings (in Spanish) covering the following topics:
  • Personal Financing
  • Credit Repair
  • Bi-national Banking and Investments 
  • Managing Your Finances in the United States
  • & more
Get access to the program by registering as an SBDC client today.




For more information on SBA Disaster Loans, IV SBDC is here to help. Contact us today and find the link for applications below:

For more information, contact Director Meredith Garcia at meredith@imperialalliance.org

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