About the SMC Service Center

About SBDC

The Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center is part of a 38-center network throughout California. These centers all function to serve the small business owner and entrepreneur. The SMC SBDC offers a wide variety of services for present and potential small business owners. Counseling services are confidential and free of charge.


The mission of Santa Monica College’s Small Business Development Center (SMC SBDC) is to provide quality management and technical assistance for small businesses, resulting in success for the entrepreneur, and economic growth and prosperity for all Californians.

The Santa Monica College SBDC is dedicated to:

* Assisting with small business start-up
* Helping businesses expand and develop
* Promoting minority and women-owned business
* Creating and retaining jobs


The SMC SBDC has its main office and counseling center located at the Santa Monica Airport. We also use space at Santa Monica College’s Bundy Campus for special events and workshops.