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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Farmingdale Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is located on the campus of Farmingdale State College and provides free, one-on-one business advising. This free technical assistance is available to anyone who wants to start a business or who already owns a business. Services range from answering startup and business structure questions to assisting with business plans, cash flow projections, marketing plans, and loan information. 

Our Mission

The mission of the SBDC is to provide professional business advisement, education, network resources and to advocate for small business and entrepreneurs.

SBDC Overview

The SBDC at Farmingdale State College plays a key role in economic development by providing free, high-quality, technical and management assistance to start-up and existing small businesses. Talented, certified SBDC business advisors are ready to counsel and train you to make your business succeed.

Through direct, one-on-one counseling, the SBDC provides a range of management and technical assistance services and information, including:

  • Small Business
  • Start-Up
  • Business Plan Development
  • Organizational Structures
  • Financial Planning
  • Cost Analysis
  • Loan Information
  • Marketing Assistance

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Administered by the State University of New York and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State of New York, the SBDC combines the resources of the University, the private sector, and government to benefit Long Island businesses. The SBA's funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm


Erica Chase
Director of SBDC

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Last Modified 6/6/24