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Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University


Useful and Specific Information Available for Small Businesses
Government Assistance

SBDC Central Office
US Small Business Administration

SBA Learning Center
Government Export Assistance
Government Grant Assistance

Town of Brookhaven Economic Development

Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency
To access websites of Suffolk County Towns
Find County Offices

Entrepreneur Magazine
Inc Magazine
Database of Franchises
Business Owner’s Toolkit
Thomas Register Manufacturer’s Directory
Suffolk County Women’s Enterprise Coalition
Franchise Business Review
SBA Franchise Registry
Startup Nation
Success Magazine
Carnegie Library - Business Plans and Profiles
SME Toolkit (Small & Medium Enterprise)
Long Island Index
Reference for Business
FranchiseKnowHow, LLC
Start-up Stash
Small Business Trends
Steve Banks (Startup Tools)
Angel list

ARS Technica
Creating a Website with Weebly
Creating an Online Store
Integrating Weebly and Square
How to Make Contactless/Remote Payment Options
Managing Delivery Orders from Multiple Delivery Services


HIA Manufacturing Committee
Aerospace Manufacturing Trade Organization
Nassau and Suffolk County Manufacturing Support


How to Start a Food Business
New York Small Scale Food Processor Association
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Institute For Food Safety at Cornell University
Cornell Food Venture Center
New York State Department of Agriculture
New York Forward Safety Plan Template
Marketing Considerations For Small-Scale Specialty Food Producers
Safety Resources for Restaurants During COVID-19
Food Products
Farmers Market Guidance for COVID-19
Farm Safety Plans During COVID-19

Legal Resources

General Legal Information/Forms
Suffolk County Bar Association
US Patent and Trademark Office
Startup Lawyer

Market Resources

US Census Information (demographics)
Associations/Organizations on Internet
Miller Resource Center-Middle Country Library


US Internal Revenue Service

Employee Issues

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
NYS Department of Labor
Online Permit Assistance & Licensing
NYS Insurance Fund
General Legal Information/Forms
Suffolk County Bar Association 

Stony Brook Small Business Development Center Sponsors

BNB Bank
Capital One Bank
Bank of America