We're here to help small businesses start, grow and succeed!

As a small business owner in today’s competitive and ever-changing global economy, you can’t think small. You need the latest tools, resources, connections, and know-how to succeed. Bottom line: you need to stay smart to stay ahead.

You need the Small Business Development Center at Brazosport College.

For over 30 years, we’ve helped owners in southern Brazoria County start, manage and grow small businesses. Our no-cost advising services focus on key areas that are essential for business growth and sustainability.

About the Small Business Development Center
Shop owner assisting a customer

We provide small business assistance in many areas:

  • Business Planning
  • Capital Access
  • Loan Proposals
  • Market Research
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Analysis
  • International Trade
  • Government Procurement
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Technology Commercialization

Build Your Business

Tap into our key services and learn how to shape your ideas and dreams into a practicable plan.

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Get Growing

Our specialty programs can help you learn how to take your business to the next level.

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Manage to Succeed

Partner with the SBDC to learn how to optimize operations and maximize profitability.

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 How We Benefit You

Working with an expert at your local SBDC is the smart way to run your small business.

Free Business Advising

If you are a new client ready to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment with one of our small business advisors, please click below to find your local SBDC. For existing clients, please contact your current advisor for small business help.

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In-Person Events

Our Center hosts low-cost, in-person small business training and classes on a variety of topics to help you advance your skills and reach your business goals. See our upcoming events calendar and register today.

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Online Webinars

The SBDC hosts free, LIVE webinars every week, and has an extensive library of recorded webinars on small business tips and strategies - all presented by industry experts. See our list of webinars and register today!

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As a Center, we have access to market and industry research platforms such as: IBIS World, Vertical IG, ReferenceUSA, EASI, ProfitCents, Restaurant Owner.

View available resources within the Brazosport College Library

Get Connected with Small Business Development Center

Phone: (979) 230-3380
Email: sbdcinfo@brazosport.edu

Small Business Development Center at Brazosport College
500 College Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 7756


Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

About the SBDC

We are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.