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Business Owner’s Toolkit

BizFilings’ helpful articles and guides help with common issues small business owners face.

Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

There are economic development councils throughout the state of Illinois. They offer resources to small businesses with the goal of stimulating economic growth in their regions. This one is focused on the Greater Peoria Area.

Open Colleges - Business Plan Guide

Open Colleges is a leader in providing online education. Their comprehensive business plan is a great resource for all small business owners.


SCORE’s more than 13,000 business experts provide you with free ongoing mentoring, sharing real-world advice and know-how. Find out more about the SCORE chapter in your area.

Small Business Administration

The SBA enables its lending partners to provide financing to small businesses when funding is otherwise unavailable on reasonable terms by guaranteeing major portions of loans made to small businesses. By providing this guarantee, the SBA is able to help tens of thousands of small businesses every year get financing they would not otherwise obtain.

Small Business Development Centers in Illinois

SBDCs throughout the state partner with business development organizations and educational institutions that work with clients who have the vision and potential to become a high-growth enterprise.

State of Illinois Business Portal

The State of Illinois Business Portal assists individuals with their business needs at any stage of the business cycle.

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