The Florida SBDC at UWF provides tools, training, and resources to help entrepreneurs in every stage of business and all industry sectors grow and succeed. As part of a statewide service network of more than 40 centers, the FSBDC at UWF is based in the UWF College of Business and maintains full-service offices in Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach, serving business communities in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties.
Since 1976, Florida’s SBDC Network has helped construct a statewide ecosystem to foster the spirit, support, and success of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and innovators. We are funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the Network’s designated lead host institution and our direct supporter. The Florida SBDC Network is state designated as Florida’s Principal Provider of Small Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.] and is nationally accredited by the Association of SBDC’s. We utilize the expertise and resources of the University of West Florida, College of Business, and the Association of SBDCs on a local, regional, and national level to best meet the needs of our clients. Our team can help you accelerate business growth, generate wealth, create and save jobs, and expand the economy.