New York State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) @ SUNY Brockport

The New York Small Business Development Center (NYSBDC) provides small business owners and entrepreneurs in New York with the highest quality, confidential business counseling, training, and business research at no cost. We work with real people and real businesses. Our assistance helps people like you achieve real success, as it has for more than 30 years.


The New York Small Business Development Center (NY SBDC) is a network of 22 campus-based centers and outreach offices across NY State. Our centers provide free business advising and free and low-cost training to startups, entrepreneurs, and small business owners with goals to grow and stay competitive in NY. The NY SBDC is part of America’s SBDC, the association that represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs). We are administered by the State University of New York and funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of New York, and host campuses.

For no-cost business consulting and free and low-cost business training, make an appointment with your local SBDC or view upcoming training opportunities in your area.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training


  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
Contact Information
Lindsay Ward
MCC Downtown Campus 321 State St – Suite 638
Rochester, NY 14608