Impact: 2014 Year

  • Cherryhill & Don White at Expo 2009

    Helping today's entrepreneurs create tomorrow's economy.

    By providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with the tools they require to build and grow successful businesses, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania SBDC is having a positive impact on the commonwealth.

    Indiana County MapIn 2014, more than 4,654 hours of service were provided to our clients using a combination of experienced faculty, professional staff, and students. 

    Number of clients counseled 179
    Number of new clients 59
    Bought/Started a Business 25
    Educational Seminars 11
    Seminar Attendees 68
    Financing Raised for Clients
    Total Financing Raised $1,302,000 
    Commercial Bank Loans $755,000
    Lines of Credit $240,000
    Equity and Owner Investments $307,000
    Client Reported Impacts
    Sales Increased $4,153,283
    Jobs Impacted - either created or saved 198

    The IUP Small Business Development Center’s efforts contribute significantly to the overall impact of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center program.