Open colleges- business plan guide


http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/careers/how-write-business-plan

Open Colleges is a leader in providing online education. Their comprehensive business plan is a great resource for all small business owners.

​The following links may be helpful to you as a small business owner or banker.

Small Business Development Centers in Illinois


http://www.illinois.gov/dceo/Pages/default.aspx

"SBDCs throughout the state partner with business development organizations and educational institutions that work with clients who have the vision and potential to become a high-growth enterprise." Learn more.

Economic Development Council


http://www.greaterpeoriaedc.org/

There are economic development councils throughout the state of Illinois. They offer resources and help to small businesses in order to stimulate economic growth in their region of Illinois. Find out more about one in your area.

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

State of Illinois Business Portal


http://www.illinois.gov/business/Pages/default.aspx

The State of Illinois Business Portal assists individuals with their business needs at any stage of the business cycle.

Business Owner's Toolkit


http://www.bizfilings.com/toolkit/index.aspx


BizFilings' helpful articles and guides help you with common issues that face the small business owner.

Small Business Administration


https://www.sba.gov/

The SBA enables its lending partners to provide financing to small businesses when funding is otherwise unavailable on reasonable terms by guaranteeing major portions of loans made to small businesses. By providing this guarantee, the SBA is able to help tens of thousands of small businesses every year get financing they would not otherwise obtain.

Illinois Business Financial Services, Loans  Small Business, Peoria, IL

Illinois Business Financial Services

​Helpful Links

SCORE


https://www.score.org/

"SCORE's more than 13,000 business experts provide you with free ongoing mentoring, sharing real-world advice and know-how." Find out more about the SCORE chapter in your area.