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Business Plan Development Guides and Resources

Creating an effective business plan is pivotal to a successful launch of your venture. It’s the necessary runway for your business operations to take flight. But creating your business plan on your own can be a daunting task without the right resources at hand. Here, you’ll find those resources; templates, outlines, and guides to support you in getting your initial idea on paper, and local small business development center contacts to help you refine your idea and make the most of this powerful resource.

National Resources

US Small Business Administration Write a Business Plan Guide
United States Small Business Association

Your business plan is the foundation of your business. Learn how to write a business plan quickly and efficiently with a business plan template.

The SCORE Association

SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. Easily request a mentor to help you start, grow, or transition your business today!


Blue Mountain Small Business Development Center
Blue Mountain Community College

We’re your business resource, helping you start, run and grow your business.