Alaska Small Business Development Center

Programs

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

on this page:

BuyAlaska

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

BuyAlaska membership is free!

  • List your business on the statewide BuyAlaska Business Directory
  • Get discounts on business services with FedEx, QuickBooks Online, and Constant Contact
  • Stay up to date with our monthly newsletter ‘The BuyAlaska Buzz’

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

GOAL

For consumers to shop from Alaskan-owned businesses first

MISSION

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

VISION

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

VALUES

Community, Collaboration, Prosperity

Technology and Research Development Center (TREND)

The Technology Research 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 907-786-6253 or via email.

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.