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    Taxonomy Code: TB-0900.8000-800

    Programs, usually provided by members of the business community, that offer technical assistance or other forms of management support for individuals or groups who want to establish or expand the operation of a small business enterprise or venture. Also included are organizations whose purpose is to protect the interests of small businesses and assure that they receive a fair share of government purchases, government contracts, subcontracts and sales of government property.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory, Answers 24/7, and SCORE (Small Business Counseling). Offers a wide range of programs which may include Computer instruction, fitness, arts and crafts, performances and films, cooking and bus trips.SuffolkADULT SERVICESHAMPTON BAYS PUBLIC LIBRARY
    ADVANCEMENT FOR COMMERCE INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGYProvides a unique networking forum for people of all professions to regularly meet and do business with one another to foster Long Island's continued commercial and industrial growth and development period.NassauADVANCEMENT FOR COMMERCE INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGYADVANCEMENT FOR COMMERCE INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY
    BABYLON TOWN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCYAs the Town of Babylon's central vehicle for economic development, provides information on financing, expansion, relocation and job-creating/job retention programs to companies within the Town of Babylon as well as any other interested companies.SuffolkINDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCYTOWN OF BABYLON
    BROOKHAVEN COALITION OF CHAMBERSUnites all chambers of commerce in the Town of Brookhaven enabling them to exchange ideas, network, and promote businesses and professionals. Meets first Wednesday of every month (except July & August), at the Town of Brookhaven offices in Farmingville, 2nd floor in the conference room of Economic Development at 8am.SuffolkBROOKHAVEN COALITION OF CHAMBERSBROOKHAVEN COALITION OF CHAMBERS
    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMAssists the development of small companies owned and operated by individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Participants may take advantage of specialized business training, counseling, marketing assistance and high level executive development provided by the SBA and its resource partners.SuffolkBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAMServes eligible legally blind persons wishing to operate facilities (e.g. newstands, snack bars, cafeterias) in government buildings. Provides management skill training, initial stock/equipment. Offers continuing support services.NassauBUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES-COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED
    CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP)Offers residents of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens a unique Certified Financial Planner Program with a curriculum focused on developing 21st century financial planning skills. This intensive program prepares accountants, attorneys, bankers, insurance agents, brokers, security representatives and other professionals to better help their clients achieve their financial goals. In association with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., Hofstra University Continuing Education also offers this program to prepare individuals with the educational requirements to qualify for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam. To qualify for the exam, students must successfully complete seven courses. Sample Course offerings include: Fundamentals of Financial Planning; Risk and Insurance Planning; Investment Planning; Income Tax Planning; Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning; Estate Planning and Certified Financial Planning Capstone Case Applications. Call for more detailed information.NassauCERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP)HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION
    DCC GROWTH FUND LPProvides loans and equity investments for high growth companies ($1 million-$3 million)NassauDCC GROWTH FUND LPLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    DEFENSE DIVERSIFICATION REVOLVING LOAN FUNDProvides loans to defense dependent manufacturers in Nassau or Suffolk Counties seeking to diversify. Loans up to $250,000 10 years at fixed rate for any business purpose. May receive diversification assistance from New York Industrial Effectiveness Program.NassauDEFENSE DIVERSIFICATION REVOLVING LOAN FUNDLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTEncourages economic development by providing incentives to attract new businesses, foster the growth and expansion of existing businesses and the creation of job opportunities for local residents.SuffolkECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTTOWN OF ISLIP
    EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENTProvides incentives for the development of new businesses and the expansion of existing businesses in New York State. Assists businesses in identifying creative solutions to problems, enhanced opportunities for growth and realization of short and long term goals.SuffolkEMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENTNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-LONG ISLAND REGION
    FISHERIES ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUNDProvides loans to commercial fishermen or fishing related companies adversely impacted by pollution or regulation up to $250,000-10 years low fixed rate. Must receive free technical assistance from Cornell Cooperative Extension service and NYS Department of Economic Development.NassauFISHERIES ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUNDLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR CONTACT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides free seminars on obtaining and performing government and other contracts and other small business topics.NassauGOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR CONTACT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    HAUPPAUGE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATIONRepresents hundreds of corporations in the Hauppauge Industrial Park and the surrounding business communities. Functions as an advocate for the business community. HIA is a multi-faceted, multi-focused group which works through a system of committees focused on issues of interest to area business including the International Trade, Human Resources, Business Development, Government Relations, Manufacturing/Engineering, Computer Technology, Environmental, Education, Sales and Marketing, and Trade Show Committees. Networking and educational events include golf outings, fishing trips, holiday parties, monthly meetings and seminars. Produces the 'Hauppauge Reporter', the 'Environmental Resource Guide', and the 'HIA Membership Directory'. Currently works on behalf of over 1,000 members and other Long Island businesses. Serves Metropolitan New York.SuffolkHAUPPAUGE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATIONHAUPPAUGE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION
    HEALTHY NYProvides health insurance coverage and assistance to small business owners unable to provide health coverage to their employees, also uninsured workers whose employers do not provide health insurance. Consumer chooses HMO to provide benefits and make application to that agency. Call for more information. Possible tax advantage for businesses.NassauHEALTHY NYNEW YORK STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT-LONG ISLAND OFFICE
    HUBZONE EMPOWERMENT CONTRACTING PROGRAMProvides federal contracting opportunities for qualified small businesses located in distressed areas. Encourages economic development, empowerment of communities job development, and private investment in historically underutilized business zones (HUBZones). Qualified businesses are listed in the Pro-Net database after the SBA determines eligibility.SuffolkHUBZONE EMPOWERMENT CONTRACTING PROGRAMUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    LIBRARY BUSINESS CONNECTION-MILLER BUSINESS MORNINGSThe Miller Business Morning is a networking group that provides a forum for local business people to meet 5 times per year, exchange information, share resources and participate in educational presentations. For further information call the Miller Business Resource Center at ext. 133.SuffolkLIBRARY BUSINESS CONNECTION-MILLER BUSINESS MORNINGSMIDDLE COUNTRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
    LONG ISLAND FORUM FOR TECHNOLOGYProvides technical assistance by our staff of engineers to small and medium-sized manufacturers and technology-based companies assist entreprenurial enterprises through their manufacturing incubator and business services.NassauLONG ISLAND FORUM FOR TECHNOLOGYLONG ISLAND FORUM FOR TECHNOLOGY
    LONG ISLAND HIGH TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR, INC.Offers support for small businesses. Also allows access to research in Stony Brook University. Provides an opportunity to start a new business and participate in a dynamic process of business enterprise development. Must undergo approval process before acceptance into the program.SuffolkLONG ISLAND HIGH TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR, INC.LONG ISLAND HIGH TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR, INC.
    LONG ISLAND HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCEProvides the Hispanic business community with support programs, workshops, and networking opportunities in order to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interests of the Hispanic community on Long Island.NassauLONG ISLAND HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCELONG ISLAND HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    LONG ISLAND SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE CORPORATIONProvides businesses in Nassau and Suffolk Counties with loans of $2,000-$10,000. Also provides individual free technical assistance and workshops to business owners.NassauLONG ISLAND SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE CORPORATIONLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    LONG ISLAND TARGETED INDUSTRY REVOLVING LOAN FUNDProvides loans up to $250,000 for 10 years at low fixed rates to small businesses which are defense dependent manufacturers, targeted industries (bio-medical, pharmaceutical, computer graphics, software development etc.), fisheries related, community impact project or non retail women or minority owned(certified by NYS), or located in a NYS Empire Zone..NassauLONG ISLAND TARGETED INDUSTRY REVOLVING LOAN FUNDLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    MILLER BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTERThe Miller Center is a regional resource for businesses, independent entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Offers access to extensive and specialized business resources as well as personalized business research and reference and career and college counseling services. The Miller Center also includes the Library Business Connection, Adult Literacy Services, the annual Women's EXPO and Strictly Business Tradeshow.SuffolkMILLER BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTERMIDDLE COUNTRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
    NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR WORLD TRADEDedicated to helping corporations, trade and professional associations, universities, and governments meet the challenge of today's complex and rapidly evolving global marketplace. Stimulates cooperative relationships among business, government, and academic institutions in the U.S. and abroad. Offers a speakers bureau that presents on global issues. Call for more information.SuffolkNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR WORLD TRADENATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR WORLD TRADE
    NEW MARKET LOAN FUNDProvides low cost loans to 501c3 organizations acquiring or renovating buildings, condos, co-ops. 90% financing for 25 years at a fixed rate. Refinancing available. Call or visit website for further information.NassauNEW MARKET LOAN FUNDLONG ISLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    NEW YORK BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONServes as a vehicle for private funding of business and industry by providing long term secured financing for plant, equipment and working capital to create employment and perpetuate business activity in the entire state including fixed rate loans.SuffolkNEW YORK BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONNEW YORK BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    NEW YORK STATE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER/STONY BROOKProvides one-on-one counseling and training for existing small business owners or to individuals considering starting a small business in the Nassau and Suffolk counties. The center is staffed by professionals with knowledge and experience to provide expert counseling and training for addressing the myriad of problems inherent in the start up and operation of small business. Services, all free of charge, include assistance with Business Plan Development, Small Business Start-Up assistance, Organizational Structures, Financial Planning, Export Assistance, Cost Analysis, Financing Strategies, Loan Information Assistance, Marketing, and Training Programs. The center counseling is free though a small charge may be made for actual costs associated with training courses or research. Call for details and an appointment. Additional Satellite offices available in Suffolk County. Various outreach locations are available throughout Long Island.SuffolkNEW YORK STATE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER/STONY BROOKNEW YORK STATE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER/STONY BROOK
    OFFICE OF ADVOCACYServes as a direct link to the small business community and as an advocate of small businesses. Researches pertinent issues, develops policy and legislation and monitors their effects. Produces numerous publications including technical, statistical, and economic reports. Complies and interprets statistics on small business and acts as primary agency within the federal government that disseminates small business data.OFFICE OF ADVOCACYUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADEWorks in cooperation with other federal agencies and public and private sector groups to encourage and assist small business exports. Markets SBA's loan guaranty programs to small business exporters and lenders. Offers export information and resources and access to SBA International Trade Partners. Sponsors trade events and programs. See website for further information.SuffolkOFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADEUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    OFFICE OF SIZE STANDARDSProvides a contact point for establishing new size standards and modifying existing ones. Develops and prepares regulations on size standards as needed following agency and federal government rulemaking procedures. Regulations determine which businesses are eligible for the SBA's financial and procurement assistance programs.OFFICE OF SIZE STANDARDSUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    OFFICE OF SURETY GUARANTEESGuarantees bid, performance, and payment bonds for contracts up to $1.25 million for eligible small businesses that cannot obtain surety bonds through regular commercial channels. The SBA's guaranty goes to the surety company. Contractors must apply through a security-bonding agent.SuffolkOFFICE OF SURETY GUARANTEESUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGYMeasures and reports on the amount of federal funding for research and development awarded to small businesses each year by the major research and R&D federal agencies. Promotes federal small business high technology programs to improve the competitive capability of small research and development businesses, particularly emerging and small business firms. Encourages technology training, technology information exchange and outreach activities.OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGYUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    OFFICE OF WOMEN'S BUSINESS OWNERSHIPProvide women entrepreneurs with business training and counseling, technical assistance, mentoring, access to the SBA's programs and services, and programs to assist economically and socially disadvantaged women, especially those on welfare. Women Business Centers are located nationwide and tailor their services to meet the needs of the local community.OFFICE OF WOMEN'S BUSINESS OWNERSHIPUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    PROCUREMENT MARKETING AND ACCESS NETWORKProvides an online database of information on thousands of small businesses. Serves as a search engine for contracting officers, a marketing tool for small companies, and a link to procurement opportunities and key sources of information, assistance, and training. Offers free registration to small businesses.SuffolkPROCUREMENT MARKETING AND ACCESS NETWORKUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    SCORE LONG ISLANDIs a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our chapter of SCORE staffs several different locations on Long Island with volunteer counselors. We offer free individual counseling, mentoring, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of local small businesses. Whether you are planning to start a new business, have issues with your current business, or are looking to expand, SCORE can help your company realize its goals. Our only objective is your company's success. For more information call for details and a brochure.SuffolkSCORE LONG ISLANDSCORE LONG ISLAND
    SCOTT SKODNEK BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERAssists small business entrepreneurs on Long Island and in the metropolitan area to succeed in starting or expanding a business. The BDC, a designated New York State Entrepreneurial Assistance Center, offers support to these entrepreneurs through Entrepreneurship Assistance Center EAC, Operation Downtown Seminar; Digital Marketing Bootcamps; financial management using QuickBooks and providing assistance with the Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Certification application process. The BDC has supported more than 1,300 entrepreneurs since 1991 and received the Outstanding Performance Award from Empire State Development Corp. in 2009, 2013 and 2019. Call for more detailed information.NassauSCOTT SKODNEK BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
    SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCILAssists the town government by disseminating information to and from small business communities. Compiles information on small businesses in Brookhaven Town, and develops and implements public information programs to educate the small business community regarding outreach programs and assistance available to them. Holds monthly meetings. Call for more information.SuffolkOFFICE OF THE SUPERVISOR-DIVISION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERProvides free, one-on-one business advising. The mission of the SBDC is to provide professional business advisement, education, network resources and to advocate for small business and entrepreneurs. The SBDC at Farmingdale State College plays a key role in economic development by providing free, high-quality, technical and management assistance to start-up and existing small businesses. Talented, certified SBDC business advisors are ready to counsel and train you to make your business succeed. Through direct, one-on-one counseling, the SBDC provides a range of management and technical assistance services and information, including: Small Business; Start-Up; Business Plan Development; Organizational Structures; Financial Planning; Cost Analysis; Loan Information and Marketing Assistance. SBDC has one Outreach Center (516)564-8672 located at 269 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead in Nassau County. Please give us a call if you would like to make an appointment to meet with one of our advisors. The SBDC at Farmingdale State is currently open Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m with appointment hours from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Extended office hours on Monday and Wednesday from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm with appointment hours from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Call for more detailed information.NassauSMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERFARMINGDALE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
    SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERProvides a variety of management and technical assistance services to small businesses and potential entrepreneurs. Includes assisting small businesses with financial, marketing, production, organization, engineering, and technical problems and feasibility studies. Makes effort to reach minority members of socially and economically disadvantaged groups, veterans, women, and the disabled. Works cooperatively with the private sector, the educational community and Federal, State and local governments. See website for SBDC phone guide.NassauSMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    SMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT COMPANIES PROGRAMProvides funding and services to meet the needs of Small Business Investment Companies (SMICS) and Specialized Small Business Investment Companies (SSBICS). Small businesses qualifying for assistance are able to receive equity capital, long-term loans, tax advantages, debt securities, equity securities, and expert management assistance. See website or call for further information.SuffolkSMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT COMPANIES PROGRAMUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT OMBUDSMANSupports the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Act of 1996. Receives comments from small businesses about federal agency enforcement actions. Annually evaluates enforcement activities and rates each agency's responsiveness to small business. Cooperates with 10 regional fairness boards who report comments and issues specific to their regions. Small business concerns are reported annually to Congress and are used in assigning a customer satisfaction rating to each agency.SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT OMBUDSMANUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS CERTIFICATIONEnsures that small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals meet SDB criteria. Certified SDB's may qualify for a credit of up to 10% on federal contract bids. To obtain an application for SDB Certification contact local SBA Office or access the application from the website.SuffolkSMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS CERTIFICATIONUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    THE ANGEL CAPITAL ELECTRONIC NETWORKProvides a nationwide listing service that allows angel investors to obtain information on small growing companies seeking equity financing opportunities. Angel investors are accredited investors who invest in companies by purchasing shares of stock, often sharing their business expertise as well.SuffolkTHE ANGEL CAPITAL ELECTRONIC NETWORKUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
    TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCYResponsible for advancing job opportunities through business growth and development. Also assists business applicants in acquiring, equipping, and constructing a wide array of business projects.NassauTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCYTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
    VETERANS BUSINESS PROGRAMOffers a program initiated by the U. S. Small Business Administration's Office of Veteran's Business Development, which is a program designed to enable men and women who have served in the Armed Forces to take full advantage of the opportunities presented by owning and operating their own business. In addition to the comprehensive services offered by the SBDC, the Veteran's Business Program also offers mentorship and networking services designed for veteran business owners. The Farmingdale SBDC hosts a Veteran representative, David Chiaro. He can be reached at (934)420-2892, or Call for more information about the program and its services. NassauVETERANS BUSINESS PROGRAMFARMINGDALE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
    WOMEN ON THE FAST TRACKNetworking organization for business and professional women. Provides entrepreneurial training and programs for women, and support/networking groups for business and professional women. Call for various locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk County.NassauWOMEN ON THE FAST TRACKWOMEN ON THE FAST TRACK
    WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS PROCUREMENT PROGRAMProvides a multifaceted program to teach women business owners how to market to the federal government. Holds procurement conferences at major federal buying sites to increase the pool of qualified women business owners. Offers training for women business owners, federal agency advocates and initiatives for women-owned small businesses and Pro-Net Registration to give women-owned firms a contracting edge.SuffolkWOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS PROCUREMENT PROGRAMUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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