We are the Temple University Small Business Development Center and we’ve been serving Philadelphia-area small businesses for almost 40 years. On behalf of the university, we work to provide our community with no-cost business services and solutions. As part of the Pennsylvania Small Business Centers network, we join the state-wide mission to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge they need to make smart decisions and prosper.

How We’ve Helped Small Businesses This Year


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Jobs Created and Retained


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Lead A Workshop

Interested in sharing your expertise with the small business community? Submit a request to partner with the SBDC on a session.

Small Business Resources

This document is updated regularly with small business funding opportunities, SBDC partners, and upcoming webinars.

Cooperative Agreement

The Temple SBDC is partially funded by a grant from the Department of Community & Economic Development and by the U.S. Small Business Administration under Cooperative Agreement No. 4-603001-Z-0040-24. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of any of the cosponsor(s)’ or participants’ opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products, or services.

Funding Partners


Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community & Economic Development; through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration; and in part through support from Temple University.  All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling 215-204-7282.  All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government.  By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.

All SBDC programs are non-discriminatory and open to the public. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested, at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Temple SBDC at 1515 Market Street, Suite 525, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 215.204.7282.

The Temple University SBDC is a member of the network of Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers and the National Association of Small Business Development Centers.