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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps local small businesses prosper by delivering no-cost business assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs through in-language technical assistance, training, and access to microloans to support entrepreneurs to start or expand their business, with a focus on helping refugees, immigrants and individuals from underserved communities.


1:1 Technical Assistance

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Upcoming Events  

For Upcoming events and trainings: Click here to see a list of trainings providers by our network the SDIV SBDC.


IRC SBDC Resource Directory: Click here to see a list of available funding resources for businesses affected by COVID-19.

​​Assistance Available in the Following Languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Persian (Farsi), Dari, Swahili

Do you need help applying for and accessing COVID-19 business relief support?

Support IRC SBDC client-owned businesses:

We've compiled a list of our small business clients that reflect the entrepreneurship, innovation, and diversity of San Diego.  #ShopIRCSBDC using our business directory. From ordering take out from an authentic eatery to getting your clothes tailored by a refugee business owner to supporting black-owned businesses, you can show your support for your community by shopping small all year round.

Visit the directory HERE.