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   The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
Career and Technical Education Center
220 Ruger Rd
Prescott, AZ 86301

Office hours will vary.
Please call 928-776-2008 to schedule an appointment. 
We appreciate your patience during this time.

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(928) 776-2008 or register online

SBDC is a resource center for small business owners & entrepreneurs, helping your business succeed through counseling in finance, management excellence, and marketing.  We understand the challenges and obstacles which await business owners, that's why SBDC gives you access to a powerful network of business tools that extend throughout the federal, state, county and private sectors.


Government Contracting

The AZSBDC proudly hosts the Arizona Procurement and Technical Assistance Program (AZPTAC). Connect with procurement specialists, who can prepare you to pursue government contracts and procurement opportunities

Resource Library

Carefully selected titles address the needs of small business owners.  Check out a book any time - or ask for a recommendation.

Workshops, seminars, and Community Events

We invite guest lecturers, design classes, and partner with other community organizations to provide training, educational, and networking opportunities to Central Arizona entrepreneurs.

Benefit from our Partnerships

Our dynamic relationships with organizations, governmental, educational, and business entities, can provide you with valuable connections and resources.

Opportunities for Veterans

We are your source for assistance in obtaining loans and other resources available to veteran entrepreneurs.

Superb Small Business Counseling Services for Free

Yavapai College's SBDC offers free counseling services to people wanting to start a business or who have already established one. We want to help you on your path to successful small business ownership!  Business counseling topics include:

  • Business Start-Up Acquisition
  • Sources of Capital
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Government Procurement
  • Accounting and Records
  • Financial Analysis/Cost Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Personnel
  • Computer Systems
  • International Trade
  • Business Liquidation/Sale
  • Strategic Planning

Online Self-Help Resources for Small Business Owners