The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) network, comprised of 12 centers across the state, provides comprehensive services and programs for small business in New Jersey. The network has assisted small businesses for 31 years, helping businesses expand their operations, manage their growth, or start new ventures. NJSBDC, a not-for-profit entity, is an accredited member of the national Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), utilizing national best practices and required to meet Baldrige criteria for performance excellence in management.
NJSBDC expert staff and practicing business consultants help established small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to develop business plans and marketing strategies, learn accounting and financial analysis, find capital financing, identify new markets, and expand their operations. NJSBDC provides one-to-one management consulting and counseling, training, loan packaging services and specialized assistance in procurement, technology commercialization, E-Business presence, and international trade.
NJSBDC leverages public and private funding sources, further maximizing resources for the small business community. The network leverages funding from the Small Business Administration (SBA), New Jersey State Government, educational institutions that host the 11 centers as well as other private and public funding sources.