In addition to the advising, training, and business information that is provided by the local SBDC office, we often have special programs for particular segments of our client population. These programs are run out of the State Office of the Virginia SBDC Network with the participation and support of the local offices.

Our programs offer:

  • Professional guidance
  • Experience insight
  • Practical experience
  • Complete confidentiality

Our Programs


Retailers and Restaurants (STAMP)

International Business Development Program

Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP)


Craft Beverage Assistance Program (CBA)



Veterans Assistance

Owners and key financial decisionmakers of for-profit businesses, share your recent experiences. Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? How would you rate the financial condition of your business?

The Federal Reserve’s 2022 Small Business Credit Survey is open for responses, and the Virginia SBDC Network is a partner on this effort. By taking the survey, you contribute to data that directly informs the Fed, federal government agencies, service providers, policymakers, and others—ultimately benefitting your business and other businesses like yours. Take the 10-minute survey now. 

The survey is open to businesses currently in operation, those recently closed, and those about to launch. All responses are confidential.

The survey closes November 4, 2022. Questions? Contact Grace Guynn at grace.guynn@atl.frb.org.