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Canton Small Business Development Center

Serving Saint Lawrence County

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (315) 386-7312 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Becky Duprey of QT3.14

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

Since our start in 1998, the expert advisors of the Canton SBDC have worked directly with 5,992 businesses, helping them to invest $90,994,349 in the area's economy, and create or save 2,063 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 Canton SBDC:

Center: (315) 386-7312
Fax: (315) 379-3814

SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive, French Hall
Canton, NY 13617-1098  

Directions to the center

Director: Dale Rice

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Outreach Offices:
Massena Chamber of Commerce
16 Church Street
Massena, NY 13662
By appointment only
Phone: (315) 386-7312
Ogdensburg Satellite
Sherman Inn
615 Franklin Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
By Appointment

St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Building
Akwesasne Business Center
447 Frogtown Road
Hogansburg, NY 13655 - 3109
Phone: (315) 386-7312
257 Ranger School Road
Wanakena, NY 13695 - 0048
By appointment only
Phone: (315) 386-7312
Fax: (315)379-3814