Business Resources

Small Business CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh, Small Business Center
The University of Pittsburgh's Small Business Development Center's (SBDC) mission is to develop and strengthen the businesses of Southwestern Pennsylvania by conveying timely knowledge and expertise through professional consulting, education and training programs.

Small Bussiness Development CenterDuquesne University, Small Business Development Center
The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops for small businesses and those who are thinking of starting a business in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Regional AlliancePittsburgh Regional Alliance
The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) is your gateway to discovering why “America’s Most Livable city” is also the smartest place to locate and grow your business. The Pittsburgh region has the educated, skilled workforce you need.


Small Bussiness Administration Small Business Administration
Increase your business knowledge and productivity! The SBA provides a wealth of information unique to small business through monthly chat events, electronic newsletters, podcasts and a myriad of business resources.

SCORE Pittsburgh Score Pittsburgh

Counselors to America's Small Businesses - Serving clients in the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Washington. Every year, SCORE helps over 1,000 small businesses, advising the owner as long as he or she wishes. SCORE volunteers have diverse backgrounds, from neighborhood shops to major corporate careers. Their individual work experiences encompass nearly all aspects of the business environment, including finance, marketing/sales, manufacturing management, engineering, human resources, retailing government contracting and more.

Green BuildingGreen Building Standards (LEED)
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. Our community of leaders is working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.