America’s SBDCs help make the dream of small business ownership a reality for more Americans — creating jobs and opportunities that build communities throughout the nation.
See how the Kentucky SBDC has served its communities.
When I was introduced to the KSBDC they were a lifesaver for us. It was like we were drowning and somebody threw us a buoy and the buoy was the Kentucky SBDC...and that's exactly why we're here right now.
Christie Clark, Owner of Mammy's Kitchen & Bar
Patti's 1880s Settlement
Located in Grand Rivers, KY, population of less that 400, Patti's 1880s Settlement is not only a local favorite but a huge tourist hit for its 2" pork chops and mile-high pie!"
Tipper Valley Farm
Chelsey Mayse graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Sciences in May 2020, while running her business, Tipper Valley Farm, making all-natural goat milk products. After assistance from the Kentucky SBDC in Morehead, Chelsey entered a Pitch Competition and won the grand prize which she plans to use to expand her business and workspace!
Aviation Safety Resources
President & CEO, Larry Williams, designs, develops, tests, and produces whole airframe recovery parachute systems.
Bridgett's Quilting and Fabric Shop
Bridgett Hylton looked to the Kentucky SBDC in Prestonsburg to assist their efforts in providing masks in response to COVID-19. The business sold thousands of masks within the first couple months and even outgrew their building!
Running Soles — Will Rivera
Running Soles, LLC is a family and veteran-owned business in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Running Soles was recently named Kentucky SBA Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year.
When we went to the Kentucky Small Business Development Center and talked to them at the very beginning we had to go fast. They were able to talk to us about financing things to do with marketing and how to really get our name out there!
CJ Joseph and Kim Wolf, About Face