The Small Business Development Center at EKU


Helping Small Businesses Start, Grow & Succeed

In central and southeastern Kentucky, the Kentucky Small Business Development Center at Eastern Kentucky University is helping entrepreneurs' dreams of owning a small business come true.

An outreach service of the EKU College of Business & Technology, located within CEDET (the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and part of the KSBDC network, we offer a variety of counseling, training, and information programs and services to existing and potential small business owners.  Our professional staff has extensive experience and expertise in the development, management, and expansion of small businesses. Our planning and consulting services are provided without charge.  Training workshops are offered at low to no cost.  

We provide services in the counties of: Adair, Casey, Clinton, Estill, Garrard, Jackson, Laurel, Lincoln, Madison, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Wayne and Whitley.  If you're outside this area, please visit the KSBDC network to find out where your nearest SBDC office is located. 

We invite you to contact us to discuss ways in which we can help your small business start, grow and succeed.

Richmond Office

Somerset Office

Eastern Kentucky University
College of Business & Technology
Room 145
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1384

EKU Somerset Campus
46 Turpen Court
Somerset, KY 42501
Phone: 606-678-3042
Toll-Free: 877-EKU-SBDC