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Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University

What We Offer

  • Confidential and no-cost one-on-one counseling with our NYS Certified business counselors
  • On-site assistance available-at your business location
  • Workshops offered on key topics and areas of specific concern for business owners
  • Resources at the Research Network that can assist with market information, industry trends, sample business plans, etc.

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Lo Que Ofrecemos

  • Asesoramiento confidencial y sin costo uno a uno con nuestros asesores comerciales certificados de NYS
  • Asistencia disponible en el locación de su empresa
  • Talleres ofrecidos sobre temas clave y áreas de preocupación específica para dueños de negocios
  • Recursos en la Red de Investigación que pueden ayudar con información de mercado, tendencias de industria, ejemplos de planes de negocios, etc.

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Netgocios Hispanos 2019

 The Hispanic initiative has been generously sponsored by Bank of America. We are proud to partner with them on this economic intitative.

Bank of America Hispanic Initiative Presentations En Español

Bank of America Hispanic Initiative Award Ceremony

Si piensa iniciar tu empresa o deseas fortalecer y hacer crecer la que tienes, programa una cita ya! Nuestra Consejera de Negocios Certificada por el Estado de Nueva York Jacqueline R Franco te asistirá.
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SBA Disaster Loan and PPP Scams
During these economically difficult times, please be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud, and phishing!

This Week's TECHtalk
Amazon, the company obsessed with delivering packages to homes, wants a more comprehensive look inside it. Last Friday, it agreed to acquire at-home robot maker iRobot for $1.7 billion. But this isn’t Amazon’s first attempt to get into your home. In 2020, Amazon introduced Always Home Cam, a flying indoor drone made by Ring that failed to gain traction. And last fall, Amazon introduced its own home robot called Astro that has yet to make it to the market. iRobot’s flagship product, the Roomba, gives Amazon access to data from a fleet of floor cleaners that create precise maps of the homes they clean. With that data, Amazon could make inferences about household income or whether you have children or not. Big brother Amazon?
This Week's Rec
9 ways to incorporate artificial intelligence into your business strategy

Offshore Wind Supplier Opportunities
NYSERDA maintains an Offshore Wind Supply Chain Database that showcases local, regional, and global companies with capabilities to serve the offshore wind industry. Visit the Business Network for Offshore Wind for more information.

New Things Taxpayers Should Consider as They Get Ready to File Taxes in 2021
When people get ready to file their federal tax return there are new things to consider when it comes to which credits to claim and what deductions to take. These things can affect the size of any refund the taxpayer may receive.

Employee Retention Credit
Tax incentives for keeping employees on the payroll if your business:

  • Has 500 or fewer employees;
  • Was at least partly closed due to a government order OR the business’s revenue declined by 20% or more for any
  • quarter this year; AND
  • You kept employees on the payroll: You may be eligible for 2021 employee retention tax credits of up to $28,000 per employee. And the longer you keep your employees on payroll, the more benefits you are eligible to receive.

Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program
Available until December 11th, 2022
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to launch the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) as part of its continued effort to support Veterans seeking retraining and economic opportunities in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York State Directory of Small Business Programs

Directory of Resources for Minority Businesspersons
For more information, click here


SBA Disaster Assistance

SBA Disaster Assistance through the Stony Brook SBDC in Response to the Corona Virus

              Online Appointment

A Business Advisor will help you through the abundance of resources available for your particular business/industry.

NYS Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program Eligibility Updates
As of July 21st, 2022, the demonstration of positive net profit on 2019 Business Return ($1 or greater) will no longer be considered for small businesses, Micro-businesses, and For-profit independent arts and cultural organizations. Existing applicants will be reexamined by Lendistry and will not need to submit a new application.

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Child Care Stabilization Funds
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act included $39 billion in new child care funding. Learn more about child care stabilization grants to providers, Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Discretionary Funds, and FAQ here.

SBA Announces Additional EIDL Deferment for Existing Borrowers
Existing COVID-EIDL loan borrowers will now have a total of 30 months deferment of principal and interest payments from the date of the Note. You can find more information here

Restaurant Resiliency Program Application
The Restaurant Resiliency Program will provide relief to the restaurant industry, which continues to face severe challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn more on our Disaster Relief page

Payment Protection Program Direct Forgiveness Portal
The PPP forgiveness application portal allows borrowers with PPP loans of $150,000 or less to apply for forgiveness directly through the SBA.
Learn more on our Disaster Relief page

Restaurant Return To Work Tax Credit FAQ
Empire State Development released a new Restaurant Return to Work Tax Credit FAQ. Read the full FAQ on our Disaster Relief page.

PPP & EIDL Borrowers Now Eligible for the New York Forward Loan Fund

SBA Extends Deferment Period for all COVID-19 EIDL and Other Disaster Loans until 2022

 SBA Coronavirus Small Business Financial Assistance Programs and Resources

For more complete information, click each of the programs below:

  1. Paycheck Protection Program
  2. New Economic Injury Disaster Loan
  3. SBA Debt Relief
  4. SBA Express Bridge Loans

Pursuit provides businesses with affordable loans and resources so that they can transform and grow. Check out their COVID-19 Resource Center.

New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF)

Federal Reserve Board Expands its Main Street Lending Program to Allow More Small and Medium-sized Businesses to Be Able to Receive Support

Town of Brookhaven IDA

30/60/90 Day Plan - A comprehensive plan for pivoting your business during COVID-19. Authored by Stony Brook SBDC business advisor Willa Smith

Additional COVID-19 Resources for Businesses


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