2012 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award from The Tribeca Film Festival, in association with Harvard Business School and the Disruptor Foundation, Small Enterprise Economic Development (SEED) Program, Albany SBDC and the University at Albany

2010 SBA SBDC Service Center Excellence & Innovation Award Watertown SBDC

2009 SBA SBDC Service Center Excellence & Innovation Award Finalist Albany SBDC

2008 SBA Veteran Small Business Champion Patrick MacKrell, NYBDC Albany, SBDC Advisory Board

2008 NYBDC Community Partner of the Year for close working partnership in delivering assistance to small businesses

2005 NEW YORK STATE NOTABLE DOCUMENT AWARD from the New York Library Association Government Information Roundtable for What’s Your Signage? How on-premise signs help small businesses tap into a hidden profit center, a handbook developed by the New York SBDC and the Signage Foundation for Communication Excellence

2005 MOHAWK VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS OF YEAR AWARD, non-profit category (Mohawk Valley SBDC)

2003 SBA NATIONAL PHOENIX AWARD for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery by a Public Official to Jim King and the NYS/SBDC

2003 GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR SMALL BUSINESS NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR for the World Trade Center Small Business Recovery Loan Fund to NYBDC and the NYS/SBDC

2003 OUTSTANDING PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARDS from the National Association of Management and Technical Assistance Centers (NAMTAC) for disaster assistance to Lichtenstein Creative Media (Midtown Manhattan SBDC), and for the Veterans Business Outreach Program (SBDC Central)

2003 HOBART H. CONOVER FRIEND OF BUSINESS EDUCATION AWARD from the Business Teachers of New York State awarded to the SBDC’s Office of Entrepreneurial Education

2002 OUTSTANDING PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD from the National Association of Management and Technical Assistance Centers (NAMTAC) New York SBDC for Small Business Disaster Recovery Efforts in New York City

2002 SBA TIBBETTS AWARD Mohawk Innovation Technologies, Inc. (MDDC - Albany SBDC)

NEW YORK STATE 2002 SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR AWARD Loretta Kaminsky (SBDC Advisory Board)

2001 OUTSTANDING PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD from the National Association of Management and Technical Assistance Centers (NAMTAC) Square One Taxi Company (Albany SBDC)

2001 SBA TIBBETTS AWARD
Integrated Sensors, Inc. (Onondaga SBDC)

2000 OUTSTANDING PROJECTS OF THE YEAR AWARDS from the National Association of Management and Technical Assistance Centers (NAMTAC)
Aurora Project (Binghamton SBDC), APACE, Inc. (Stony Brook SBDC), Kosnal Floating Derrick Co.(Staten Island SBDC)

1999 OUTSTANDING PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD from the National Association of Management and Technical Assistance Centers (NAMTAC) American Rock Salt (SUNY Geneseo SBDC)

1999 SBA VISION 2000 MODEL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD Women’s Business Roundtable (Corning Community College SBDC)

1999 SBA VISION 2000 MODEL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD KidBiz (SUNY Buffalo State College SBDC)

1998 SBA VISION 2000 MODEL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD Native American Initiative (Jamestown Community College SBDC)

1998 SBA VISION 2000 MODEL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD Self-Employment Assistance Program (In partnership with the NYS Dept. of Labor)

1998 CHAIRMAN’S AWARD National Association of Small Business Development Centers Outstanding Achievement and Excellence

1997 GOVERNOR’S AWARD as the Small Business Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year