Rockland Community College’s NY Small Business Development Center (NYSBDC) brings the college into the business community by providing small business owners and entrepreneurs in New York with the highest quality, completely confidential business counseling, training and business research at no cost. The SBDC works with real people and real businesses, like yours, helping to meet challenges, capitalize on opportunity and achieve success.
The NY Small Business Development Center at RCC continues to assess the impact of the pandemic on small business and developing tools to help your business respond. The SBDC is committed to making prudent adjustments to how we provide help to you and your small business. Visit our COVID-19 Response page for more details.
All client meetings are held electronically to help protect you and our Advisors, and, to not contribute to the spread of the virus. The SBDC is committed to continuing to help small businesses respond to unprecedented challenges across our local and national economies.
The SBDC has added technologies to facilitate electronic meetings with clients. From Microsoft Teams, to Zoom to file sharing and enhanced phone conferencing services the SBDC is positioned to meet and work effectively with you, our clients. We have transitioned our workshops and seminars on topics of interest to small business to electronic and on-demand formats to make sure we get timely information to you.
The SBDC will continue to follow local, state, and federal guidelines and recommendations on steps it can take to help prevent the spread of the virus while continuing to help our small business communities respond in the best way possible.
Reach out to the SBDC for direct assistance for your small business. To begin receiving assistance from your local SBDC office, request a no-cost, confidential appointment with an SBDC Advisor in your area.
Regardless of the final form of any loan assistance program, some basic documentation is needed: 2 to 3 years of tax returns, operating statements and balance sheets for your business, and documentation of impact(s) on sales. The sooner you can pull this information together, the sooner you can submit it when the program(s) are activated.