Alaska Small Business Development Center


In addition to our core services, the Alaska SBDC also offers specialized services through our special programs.

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BuyAlaska is a statewide collaborative initiative housed by the Alaska Small Business Development Center.

BuyAlaska membership is free!

Our partners connect from across Alaska to find ways to support small businesses. When local businesses succeed, Alaska thrives.


For consumers to shop from Alaskan-owned businesses first


To amplify Alaska businesses through connection, awareness, and improved access to resources.


To build long-term economic resilience for Alaska as we emerge stronger together.


Community, Collaboration, Prosperity

Technology and Research Development Center (TREND)

The Technology Research Education and Development Center of Alaska (TREND) has a central mission to assist Alaska’s small businesses and entrepreneurs in commercializing their technology and assist Alaska businesses to compete and win federal research and development grants. TREND offers cash awards and proposal writing assistance to develop SBIR grant applications.

For more information about how Alaska SBDC’s TREND program can help you, contact the Alaska SBDC at 907-786-7201 or via email.