The NH Small Business Development Center is proud to join SBDC programs in each State and U.S. Territory as members of our national association - America's SBDC or ASBDC. America’s SBDC is the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories, connecting nearly 1,000 local centers that provide no-cost business advising and low-cost educational opportunities to new and existing businesses. Having a strong national association allows staff at the NH SBDC to collaborate and communicate with SBDC advisors and staff around the country, leveraging resources and expertise to help New Hampshire's entrepreneurs.
Located just outside of Washington, D.C., America's SBDC plays a crucial role in advocating for the SBDC program at the National Level, including gathering data, developing return-on-investments (ROI) statistics, and educating legislators and policy makers about the impact the SBDC program has on the economy. Below are some amazing statistics from the most recent America's SBDC Annual Report: