Providing education, consulting, and economic research for potential and existing businesses throughout Southside Virginia

The Longwood Small Business Development Center is a non-profit organization that offers its services at no charge. The center is funded through Longwood University, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and local county and city governments where the Longwood SBDC maintains office locations.

The Longwood SBDC, a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides assistance and training to help small business owners and potential owners make sound decisions for the successful operation of their business. Part of a statewide network (Virginia Small Business Development Centers), the Longwood SBDC serves 20 counties and six independent cities in South-Central Virginia. The Longwood SBDC offers individual, one-on-one, confidential counseling and sponsors workshops, conferences and courses at various locations in its service area. Longwood operates five SBDC office locations throughout Southside Virginia: Farmville, South Boston, Martinsville, Petersburg, and Danville. Click on the office locations above to learn which location services your geographic area.