Business Service and Support

Getting the right people to help you is your first step towards small business ownership success.  Whether you are starting a new business or trying to make some changes to your existing business, these organizations can provide assistance, FREE of charge!

Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC)
The ISBDC provides management assistance to current and prospective business owners, including a wealth of free and low cost information, management counseling, and educational services designed to support business owners and entrepreneurs. A business advisor from the East Central office in Muncie comes to a satellite office in Anderson every Wednesday. 

1208 W White River Blvd, Ste 126
Muncie, IN 47303
(866) 596-7232

Anderson Satellite Office
City Hall - Economic Development Office
120 East 8th Street
Anderson, IN 46016

Flagship Enterprise Center (FEC)
The Flagship Enterprise Center is a small business incubator and growth stage business accelerator for technology-based businesses. In addition to offering business counselling services, the FEC established the Flagship Microloan Program in 2010, approving more than 250 loans totaling over $6 million since beginning the program. The FEC Microloan Program also offers Technical Assistance Program to help their clients continue to grow.  

2705 Enterprise Drive, Suite 150
Anderson, IN  46013
(765) 622-0100

Other Business Service Programs and Organizations

Purdue University Technical Assistance Program (TAP)

Purdue University’s Technical Assistance Program (TAP) is an outreach program that helps companies and organizations maximize their success by increasing profits, reducing costs, and implementing growth and innovation. Operating from eight statewide offices, the program utilizes Purdue University faculty, students, and staff.

Purdue University Polytechnic Institute Anderson
1920 Purdue Parkway
Anderson, IN 46016
(765) 648-2920

Anderson Public Library
Anderson Public Library offers free computer-based classes such as Computer Basics and Microsoft Powerpoint Basics.  It also offers other job search and enhancement classes such as resume writing workshop.  

111 East 12th Street
Anderson, IN 46016
(765) 641-2456

Madison County Chamber (MCC)
The Chamber serves as the voice and advocate of the local business community, promoting economic growth, responsible government and a higher quality of life for all citizens.

1106 Meridian St., Suite 109
Anderson, IN 46016
(765) 642-0264

Indiana Secretary of State Business Service Division
The Business Services Division administers all business-related responsibilities for the Secretary of State, including registering new businesses, filing commercial liens, and issuance of trademarks, notaries public and summonses. 

302 W. Washington Street
Room E018
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-6581
  1. Karen Soetenga

    Existing and Small Businesses

  2. Economic Development Department

    Physical Address
    120 E. 8th Street
    Anderson, IN 46016

    Fax: 765-648-5911