Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps both new and established business owners enhance their companies' potential for success. Private counseling is provided by appointment only, but the NHSBDC also coordinates with a variety of public and private organizations to offer an extensive list of training programs at affordable costs. SBDC counselors are trained in all aspects of business management and provide free counseling on topics such as accounting, advertising, cash flow planning, financing, human resource management, inventory control, marketing and market research, selling strategies, and many other areas.
Seacoast SCORE is a non-profit, volunteer organization that is committed to providing FREE high-quality business mentoring and workshops to the residents of Strafford and Rockingham counties in New Hampshire and southern York County in Maine. We have approximately 40 mentors who are/were experienced business owners or executives that volunteer their time and knowledge to help small business owners and potential business owners achieve success. SCORE mentors provide in-depth assistance to help evaluate a business idea or product, stimulate growth in existing business, and create vibrant local business communities.