PA Department of Community and Economic Development
The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is to foster opportunities for businesses to grow and for communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania citizens while assuring transparency and accountability in the expenditure of public funds.
400 North Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17120 United States
The Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) support the economic development of entrepreneurs with individual consultation and the comprehensive education and information necessary to help their businesses start, grow and prosper.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will help you find which permits and licenses apply to your small business, as well as provide links to application forms and instructions so you can make sure your start-up complies with all federal, state and local rules.
Need a website to build an online presence for your business?
Check out Get Your Business Online, an initiative powered by Google in partnership with the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), the Team Pennsylvania Foundation, the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Intuit and other Pennsylvania entities to grow small businesses by helping them develop their own free websites.