Welcome to SB Ventures

Sustainable Business Ventures Corporation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that is a social enterprise with a primary focus on helping difficult-to-to employ individuals create their own jobs through self-employment and helping people in rural America.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, recently announced the award of a $54,000 Rural Business Development Grant to Sustainable Business Ventures (SBV) Corporation to help small businesses and entrepreneurs across Kentucky. SBV has also provided an additional $26,000 in-kind service for a total of $80,000 for this project. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy! SBV will  provide distance learning and create an entrepreneurial network connecting budding entrepreneurs, small businesses, educational entities, investors, mentors, technical service providers, professional trainers, and consultants.

For more information, contact Bobby Clark, SBV President - 859-227-0263 or

USDA Grant Overview: click here
SBV Entrepreneur Network: click here 
USDA Grant News Release: click here

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Entrepreneur Resources

KY Business Success Stories including inductees to the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

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Sustainable Business Ventures (SBV) and its partners have created the SBV Entrepreneur Network. This network connects entrepreneurs to each other, to mentors, investors, technical service providers, educational resources, professional trainers, and consultants to start and grow businesses.

The Appalachian Research Commission supports a variety of activities to promote entrepreneurship and business development in the Appalachian Region.

A social enterprise is an organization or initiative that marries the social mission of a non-profit or government program with the market-driven approach of a business. Bobby Clark serves as an officer on the board of the Social Enterprise Alliance - KY Chapter.

SBV is proud of its affiliates and partners that share our values.