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Apply for a NO COST Consultation

The online application will take you about 10 minutes to complete.  Please choose the most appropriate form based on the criteria found below.

Pre-Venture and Early Stage Business

If you have a business idea or a business that has been in operation for less than one year without earning a profit, please fill out the Pre-Venture/Early Stage Business Form at the Kutztown University SBDC eCenter Portal.

Established Business

If you have an established business that has been in operation for more than one year or has filed a tax return, please fill out the Established Business Form at the Kutztown University SBDC eCenter Portal.

A completed form, which includes the Request for Consulting, a Client Needs Assessment Survey and the Client Rights & Responsibilities Form, is required for pre-venture, early stage and existing businesses to receive NO COST one-on-one consulting. The form is required by the Small Business Administration and The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Kutztown University SBDC is part of the Pennsylvania SBDC network and is unable to provide assistance to those outside of Pennsylvania. You can find the contact information for your local SBDC through this link: America's SBDC.

Our SBDC Business Consultants come from a variety of industries and have attained professional degrees and years of practical business experience.  They will provide the expertise and insight to help your business flourish. You can meet with a consultant one-on-one or in small groups to address specific concerns, such as:

  • Evaluating or refining your business plan
  • Incorporating new technology
  • Conducting market research
  • Identifying funding sources
  • Understanding regulatory requirements
  • Weighing sales opportunities or franchise options