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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
SBA Electronic Loan Application
NYSBDC Recorded Workshop Playlist
Workforce Development Institute

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
Long Island Index
Reference for Business
FranchiseKnowHow, LLC
Start-up Stash
Small Business Trends
Steve Banks (Startup Tools)
Angel list
Small Business Cost Cutting Tips
Client, Vendors and Suppliers Negotiation Tips
National Institutes of Health
NIH Virtual Seminar Presentations

Offshore Wind
Orsted and Eversource Partnership
NYSERDA Offshore Wind Supply Chain
Business Network For Offshore Wind

Stony Brook SBDC TECHtalks
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

Resources for Tech Startups
News Site for Everything Tech/Startup Related
Tech Events, Deals, Jobs, and More

User Training
Email Protection
End Point Protection
Next Gen Firewall
Backup and DR

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

Food Manufacturing and Agriculture
How to Start a Food Business
New York Small Scale Food Processor Association
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Suffolk County Department of Health - Food Managers Course
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
Suffolk County Agriculture and Fishing
Institute For Food Safety at Cornell University
Cornell Food Venture Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - The Food Processing Center
Penn State University - Food for Profit
Penn State University - Social Media Marketing Your Food Business

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

Introduction to Procurement
Navigating Public Procurement
Introduction to United Nations Procurement
The Advocacy Center
Inter-American Development Bank
Connect Americas
SBU Procurement Office - Supplier's Corner
Suffolk County Office of Central Procurement

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

MWBE Certification
Creating a Capability Statement
Procurement - Certifications & Bidlinx
Procurement - Doing Business with NYS
Federal Contracting - SBA Procurement Programs
MWBE Certification Made Easy
MWBE Certification FAQ
MWBE Certification - Avoiding Common Application Pitfalls
Creating a Winning Proposal
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification

DMWBE 2021 Partner Resource Guide
MWBE Discretionary Spending

Directory of Resources for Minority Businesspersons
African American Small Business Grants and Funding Opportunities
Top Black and Minority Business Organizations
Black Business Association
Black Founders
Coalition to Back Black Businesses
Empire State Development, Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development
Latino Business Action Network
League of United Latin American Citizens
Minority Business Development Agency
National Minority Supplier Development Council
National Urban League
Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development
U.S. Black Chambers
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Small Business Administration
Black Women Enterprises
Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter
Suffolk County Department of Minority Affairs
Urban League of Long Island, Inc.

Social Media
LinkedIn Algorithm Research

Stony Brook Small Business Development Center Sponsors
Dime Community Bank
Capital One Bank
Bank of America