News and Announcements
As you may know, Small Business Development Centers all over the US are programs “hosted” by complimentary organizations. In Contra Costa, the host is the Workforce Development Board, a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, the county’s social services agency.
Funds to Provide Emergency Capital for Merchants & Employees to Resume Operations
SACRAMENTO – According to a recently completed annual report compiled by the California Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) from small business client surveys, small businesses experienced substantial growth opportunities due to increased financing in 2014.
ARCATA — After a lengthy and intense review process, the Norcal Small Business Development Lead Center has been reaccredited for its core business assistance program as well as distinguishing itself as the eleventh accredited SBDC technology program in the country.
PETALUMA— North Bay Area Small Business Development Center Advisor, John DeGaetano, has earned the national designation of being Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in 2013.
California Small Business Development Centers have a tremendous impact on the individual communities they serve, as well as the economy of California as a whole. In 2012, California SBDC's helped client businesses add more than 5,000 new jobs and retain more than 3,200 existing jobs.
Humboldt State University business senior Melanie Barnett has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Business Matchmaking, a California non-profit that links small business suppliers with state and federal buyers.
SACRAMENTO – According to a recently completed annual report, California Small Business Development Centers are reporting substantial small business growth in 2011 – helping entrepreneurs create 5,900 new jobs and retain an additional 3,200 jobs that were previously slated for elimination.