Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Jamestown Community College

Administered by the US Small Business Administration, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Jamestown Community College works with regional businesses to help them succeed.  Since their start in 1986, advisors have worked with over 11,500 businesses, helping them to invest more than $134,640,000 into the area’s economy and create or save more than 6,000 jobs.  Services are confidential and free of charge.  The SBDC delivers high quality business counseling and training to clients looking to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business.

  •  Services for Small Business Include:

  • Business plan development

  • Accounting guidance

  • Productivity enhancement advice

  • Export assistance

  • Marketing assistance

  • Small business start-up guidance

  • Financial planning

  • Procurement guidance

  • Cost-analysis assistance

  • Training programs

  • Organizational structure advice

  • Construction management assistance

  • Complying with permit, licensing, and other regulations

  • Loan information and packaging assistance

  • Internet marketing and social media assistance

  • Veteran business planning assistance

The SBDC also has an Online Business Academy offering various webinars and certifications that can be viewed from anywhere at any time that is convenient to you and your employees.  Online classes focus on intellectual property, social media marketing on different platforms, tax law updates, zoning law basics, succession planning, and a social media certification course.  Access the Online Business Academy at

Phone: (716) 338-1024