The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) is a federally-funded program intended to attract lenders & investors to help with funding businesses that can’t get conventional business loans from banks & lending institutions.
The AK SBDC is the administrative lead on the program for Alaska, and will deploy the funding to lenders and investment funds.
We provide free and low-cost business workshops, both as on-demand self service videos and via live webinars that allow you to interact directly with the course presenter. Learn more.
These are documents, spreadsheets and templates that our advisors use on a regular basis. Use them to get started on business planning, financials, loan proposals, etc. Learn more.
A list of links to organizations that provide educational and training videos, and that our advisors have found useful. Learn more.
These are samples of industry-specific toolkits that our advisors use with our clients. Learn more.
Small Business FAQs
These questions have been asked repeatedly by new business owners, existing business owners, and potential business owners. Learn more.
Professional Referrals List
Our growing referral list for professionals across accounting and payroll, legal services, banking and lending, chambers of commerce, commercial real estate, contractors, grant writing, graphics, HR, IT, insurance, and more. Learn more.
Our experienced Business Advisors provide one-on-one assistance, and can support you whether you are just getting started with an idea, growing a business, or looking to buy or sell a business. Learn more.
The Alaska SBDC utilizes community partnerships to facilitate connections with lenders for our clients. Learn more.
Buying and Selling Businesses
An Alaska SBDC Business Advisor can share information on businesses for sale, best practices, preparation items, and research. Learn more.