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NJSBDC – Our Mission

The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) network provides comprehensive assistance to small and medium businesses (SMBs) to maximize opportunities for growth and generate economic impact statewide.

 

NJSBDC – Our Vision

The NJSBDC will be the leading statewide organization in delivering business advisory services and training to established and new small to mid-sized businesses, and high-impact, growth-oriented businesses.

 

NJSBDC – Our Core Values

The NJSBDC embraces the following 6 Core Values (G.R.O.W.T.H.):

  • Growth-oriented,
  • Respectful,
  • Opportunistic,
  • Wisdom,
  • Team-driven, and
  • Honest

 

HISTORY OF THE NJSBDC

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center was established by Congress in 1978 as one of the first national SBDC pilot projects resulting from the passage of Public Law 96-302. Today, the NJSBDC network is composed of the headquarters located at Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick, and 12 full-service regional centers, and an additional 28 affiliate (or satellite) offices located throughout the state. Regional centers are hosted by and affiliated with a two and four-year college and university business programs with a major footprint for comprehensive small business assistance and outreach.

NJSBDC Directors and consultants are paid, proven professionals with graduate-level degrees in business and many years practical experience with bottom line responsibility. Working for the NJSBDC is their career of choice that continually challenges them with formulating strategic solutions to client issues.

starting Your Business

If you are planning on starting a small business, NJSBDC, with the help of the Small Business Administration (SBA), is here to make your small business dreams a reality. Become a client and see how.

Expanding Your Business

If you are an existing business with annual revenue of up to $1 million or have more than $1 million in revenue and/or 10 or more employees, NJSBDC can help you expand your market share as a company and grow your vision into a successful company. Become a client and see how.

NEWS AND EDUCATION

  • 2019 Calendar- NJSBDC

  • NJSBDC Newsletter: The Small Business Voice – Volume 18 (Special Sustainability Edition)

NETWORK PARTNERS & SPONSORS

Annual Key Sponsors

Financial Supporter

Major funding partners

The New Jersey Sustainable Business program is funded by the USEPA, and is part of an EPA Region 2 Toxic Reductions initiative that also includes projects being conducted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. All services extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.