Tennessee Small Business Development Center
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The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) of Oak Ridge is a non-profit organization that provides small business start-ups and existing small businesses with no-cost training, confidential advising, and professional referral services for the life of the business. Training is provided both online and live, in person.
Each service center is a part of a network of certified, professional business counselors. This extensive network has been empowering small business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals to start, grow, and sustain their businesses for over thirty (30) years. There are twenty (20) TSBDC locations across the state which include the lead center, service centers, affiliate offices, and satellite offices. Each center helps local communities foster small business expansion in the areas in which they serve. The Oak Ridge Center serves seven counties: Anderson, Campbell, Cumberland, Loudon, Morgan, Roane, and Scott.
Roane State Community College (RSCC) is the host institution for the Oak Ridge Center. The budget for TSBDC of Oak Ridge is provided by both the Small Business Association (SBA) and RSCC which allows the Oak Ridge Center to provide their services at no cost to their clients. The office of the TSBDC of Oak Ridge is located at the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.