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Niagara Small Business Development Center

Serving Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Wyoming Counties

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (716) 210-2515 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Dean Wood of Borderworx Logistics, LLC

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

Since our start in 1984, the expert advisors of the Niagara SBDC have worked directly with 17,745 businesses, helping them to invest $512,672,384 in the area's economy, and create or save 10,910 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 Niagara SBDC:

Center: (716) 210-2515
Fax: (716) 210-2512

Niagara County Community College
3111 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132  

Directions to the center

Director: Lynn Oswald

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm


Outreach Offices:
Lockport Satellite
Bewley Building, Suite 405
Lockport, NY 14094
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; By appointment only
Phone: (716) 434-3815
Niagara County Industry Develop. Agency Satellite
6311 Inducon Corporate Drive
Sanborn, NY 14132
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; By appointment only
Phone: (716) 285-8484
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
28 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
By appointment
Phone: (716) 210-2570
Rochester's South Wedge
224 Mt. Hope Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: (585) 256-1740 Ext. 103
SUNY Geneseo Outreach Center
1 College Circle
Doty Hall, Rm 119
Geneseo, NY 14454 - 1401
Phone: (585) 245-5429
Fax: (585) 245-5430

Wyoming County Outreach Office
6470 Route 20A
Perry, NY 14530
Phone: (585) 237-4110 Ext. 109