Small Business Resource Center

The Baltimore County Small Business Resource Center now has monthly hours at the Catonsville Chamber of Commerce.

On the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 12 noon you can meet in the chamber office to discuss the services listed here with Leonard R. Lee, Small Business Consultant.

Please call Leonard directly at 410-825-6323 or email to schedule an appointment. The Catonsville Chamber of Commerce is located at 757 Frederick Road, Suite 102.

About the Center

The Baltimore County Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) is a joint effort between the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce and the Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development.

Established in 1983, the SBRC is a 501(c)(3) organization that connects the small business community with free services to help establish, grow and improve. Over the past 35 years, the SBRC has served more than 6,000 clients and helped more than 700 businesses get started.

Services Offered

The SBRC center’s counselors have real world experience and success within the small business arena, equipping you with expert advice. Take advantage of the following services, offered at no cost.

  • Business Plan Development
  • Marketing Advice
  • Financial Assistance
  • Minority Business Enterprise Certification
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Strategic Planning
  • Feasibility & Demographic Studies

Training & Resources

To keep business owners up to date, the SBRC can direct clients to:

  • Seminars, workshops and tutorials
  • Training opportunities on new and useful technologies
  • Chamber of Commerce programs, activities and resources
  • Counseling with SCORE, an organization that helps small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

Additional Resources

Business License Information System (BLIS) connects you to permits and licenses needed to start, relocate or expand a business. Visit at

U.S. Small Business Administration – Baltimore District Office helps with finance, management, technology and procurement. Visit at

SCORE provides free business mentoring, tailored to meet the needs of your small business. Visit at