Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (315)498-6070 or use
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Center Success Story:
David Eller of Euphony

Onondaga Small Business Development Center

Serving Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca Counties

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1986, the expert advisors of the Onondaga SBDC have worked directly with 20,458 businesses, helping them to invest $166,137,271 in the area's economy, and create or save 9,825 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Onondaga SBDC:

Onondaga Community College
Mulroy Hall, 4926 Onondaga Road
Syracuse, NY 13215-4585  

Directions to the center

Director: Joan Powers

Center: (315)498-6070
Fax: (315)498-2147


Hrs. of Operation:
8:30am-5pm, M-F


Outreach Offices:
Cayuga County
Cayuga Economic Development Agency
2 State Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: 315-498-6070
132 1/2 Albany Street
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Cortland BDC-IDA
37 Church St.
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: 607-756-5005
Onondaga County/City of Syracuse
Economic Development Agencies
333 W. Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315)498-6070
Seneca County
Workforce Development Department
One DiPronio Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: 315-539-1905
The Northside Urban Partnership
800 N. Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13208
Phone: 315-498-6070
The Tech Garden
235 Harrison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-498-6070