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Business Help

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Lincoln Land Community College offers advising services and programs for individuals interested in starting or growing a business. Since the Center is a partnership of the US Small Business Administration, Illinois Department of Commerce, Lincoln Land Community College and Small Business Growth Corporation, nearly all of the services and programs provided by the ISBDC are offered at no cost to the client.


Economic Development

The Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance was created as the Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation (LLEDC) in 2018 as a public-private sector partnership dedicated to advancing economic development efforts in Springfield and Sangamon County in the State of Illinois. Led by a volunteered, diverse and industry-driven board of directors, our mission is to pursue economic prosperity and growth for Sangamon County and the City of Springfield.

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Urban Action Network Sustain Springfield Green Map

Did you know there’s a shop in Springfield where they’ll recycle hearing aid batteries?  Or spots all over town where you can recharge an electric car? Or terrific local restaurants that serve food grown on local farms?

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Innovate Springfield

Springfield's first and only university-led social innovation and business incubator. On August 1, 2018, Innovate Springfield became a part of the University of Illinois Springfield. Innovate Springfield is a unit of the Center for State Policy and Leadership. 


Illinois Women in Leadership

IWIL exists to promote professionalism and develop members' leadership and management abilities. This is done through education, mentoring, networking, member participation, encouragement as well as support, friendship and community involvement.


Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Members are encouraged to purchase their products and services from other Chamber members whenever possible.  Whenever you find yourself looking for professional or personal services, places to eat, shop or recreate please consider using those businesses that support our greater community through their membership with The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce


The Springfield Black Chamber of Commerce (SBCC) is an organization committed to the economic empowerment of African-American communities throughout Central Illinois. The SBCC also provides opportunities for business owners and other professionals to network and develop an awareness of business products and services.

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