SBDC at OCC offers advisement for COVID-19 business assistance programs, along with a resource directory

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The NYS Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Onondaga Community College (OCC) has developed a comprehensive COVID-19 resources page with links to many business assistance programs currently available to startups and small businesses.  Here is link:

The SBDC at OCC is busy with Economic Injury Disaster Loan and (CARES Act) Paycheck Protection Program guidance for its clients, but is glad to provide assistance answering questions from other small businesses on applications for these programs.  The SBDC does not fill out the applications, but can offer advisement services. These assistance programs are evolving and guidelines are changing almost daily, so continue to check the resource page. 

If you are interested in speaking with a SBDC counselor and getting advice, you must first register apply through this website:  Telecommunication advisory services are available via Zoom, phone conferences, and email at this time.

Start by visiting the Coronavirus Resources directory:

America’s SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Network is a partnership uniting private enterprise, government, higher education and local nonprofit economic development organizations. It is the Small Business Administration’s largest partnership program, providing management and technical assistance to help Americans start, run and grow their own businesses. Learn more at