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Onondaga Small Business Development Center

Serving Cayuga, Jefferson, Lewis, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca Counties

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (315) 498-6070 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Carrie Lindley of Justin's Canine Campus

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 49,951 businesses, helping them to invest $695,525,634 in the area's economy, and create or save 24,801 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:

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

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

Directions to the center

Director: Robert D Griffin

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
M - F, 8:30 AM - 5 PM


Outreach Offices:
Lewis County Industrial Development Agency
7395 State Street
Box 106
Lowville, NY 13367
By appointment only
Phone: (315) 782-9262
OCC @ Liverpool
8015 Oswego Road
Liverpool, NY 13090
Phone: 315-498-6084
Oswego Satellite
121 East First Street
Oswego, NY 13126
M-F, 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Phone: (315)312-3493
Fax: (315) 312-3374

The Tech Garden
235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-470-1973

Satellite Offices:
Cayuga County Satellite
2 State Street
Auburn, NY 13021
By appointment only
(315) 498-6070
Cortland BDC/IDA
40 Main Street, Suite A
2nd floor Cortland, NY 13045
By appointment only
(607) 756-5005
Jubilee Homes
119 South Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13204
By appointment

Madison County Outreach
The Hub
11 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346
By appointment only
Seneca County Satellite
Workforce Development Department
1 DiPronio Drive Waterloo, NY 13165
By appointment only
(315) 539-1905