In addition to our core services, SBDC also offers specialized services through our four partner programs:


BuyAlaska encourages in-state purchases of goods and services through a multi-media public awareness campaign and by assisting Alaska businesses, government entities and consumers in finding competitive, local sources for goods and services.

Technology and Research Development Center  (TREND)

TREND - Technology and Research Development CenterDo you have an invention and aren’t sure what your next step should be? Have an idea for a service or product, but not sure if it’s something that the government would pay you to develop? Are trademarks and copyrights confusing to you?

Our TREND staff is here to help you understand grant opportunities, walk you through the maze of government sites for easy instructions on registering your own trademarks, patents, and answer questions on copyrights.

Lemonade Day Alaska

As part of a national initiative, Lemonade Day Alaska invites and welcomes entire communities to come together and focus on the long-term investment of youth entrepreneurship. It also shows young Alaskans how they can create future jobs and turn their ideas into reality by providing hands-on business experience.