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SBDC Day: Time to give big thanks to the nation’s Small Business Development Centers. Here’s WV SBDC’s positive impact.


SBDC Day supports the Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) that support the country’s small businesses. First proclaimed in 2017, SBDC Day is led by America’s SBDC, representing a network of roughly 1,000 centers nationwide. 

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) is celebrating SBDC Day on March 17 by showcasing achievements of the past year and highlighting client success stories.

WV SBDC’s 2020 Snapshot Report recounts achievements that outperformed the program’s goals: 

  • New businesses started: 97, exceeding the goal by 113%. 

  • Jobs supported: 6,443, exceeding the goal by 141%.

  • Dollar amount of loans/equity: $46.6 million in capital funding obtained for clients, exceeding the goal by 157%.

  • Clients served: 2,371, exceeding the goal by 187%.

More about SBDC Day and small businesses in West Virginia can be found at