Rep. Robert Brady

Counties Served: Delaware • Philadelphia

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

The Pennsylvania SBDCs depend on continued federal and state funding to offer its services to constituents of the 1st districtIndependent research finds that Pennsylvania SBDC clients generate $6.56 in tax revenue for every $1 of federal funding the SBDC receives. Below are the most recent results for the 1st district.

RESULTS:

Entrepreneurs Consulted 1,246 
Women- and Jointly-Owned 78%
Veterans 7%
Minorities 60%
Total Consulting Hours Provided 12,599
Businesses Started 73
Jobs Saved 606
Jobs Created 325
Client-Obtained Financing $38,393,803
Assets Preserved $2,420,355

To learn more about how this data is collected, visit the Pennsylvania SBDC’s data integrity process webpage.

NATIONAL IMPACT

The Pennsylvania SBDC is an accredited member of America’s Small Business Development Center Network. Hosted by leading universities, colleges and state economic development agencies, and funded in part through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, approximately 1,000 service centers are available nationwide to provide no-cost business consulting and low-cost training.   

Every federal dollar invested in SBDCs in 2013-14 created $2.31 in federal revenue and $3.17 in state revenue.  Additional information on America’s SBDC can be found below:

DISTRICT PROFILE:

County

Population # of Small Businesses % of Small Businesses
Delaware 558,979 50,293 99.92
Philadelphia 1,526,006 100,729 99.89
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STATEWIDE PRESENCE

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses.  The SBDC program is a public/private partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and 18 universities and colleges across the Commonwealth.

District Contacts

Pennsylvania SBDC Network

State Director
(215) 898-1219

Temple University SBDC

Director
(215) 204-7282

Widener University SBDC
Lenin Agudo
Director
(610) 619-8490

Wharton SBDC

Director
(215) 898-4861

CMC: Contract Administration & Control

This module is not available as a stand alone course as it is part of a series that entails a $2500 fee. Construction projects can be really complex in nature depending on the type of construction project being executed. Managing and…

ESWS #4: Business Plan Basics

This module is not available as a stand alone course as it is part of a series. This is the second workshop in the 10 week Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series. Upon completion of Business Plan Basics students will: understand the purpose(s)…

Temple SBDC Orientation @ 10 AM Friday 03/22/2017

  • Center: Temple University SBDC
  • Price: No Cost
  • Location: , , PA 19121