Results

Making a Difference

By providing entrepreneurs with the tools they need to build and grow successful businesses, the SBTDC positively impacts North Carolina's economy. Each year, the SBTDC participates in a national Impact Assessment Study of clients who receive five or more hours of business counseling.

The 2009 study of SBTDC clients shows:

JOBS CREATED… 1,275

COST PER JOB CREATED…$3,523

JOBS SAVED…4,416

SALES GENERATED…$376.7 million

TAX REVENUE GENERATED…$9.38 million

 

SBTDC clients significantly outperform the average North Carolina business
in the number of jobs created and in sales growth
(compared to the previous year's average).

Bar chart demonstrating how SBTDC clients significantly outperform the average North Carolina business