Cal Coastal SBDCServing Monterey and San Benito Counties.
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Cal Coastal SBDC

The Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center (SBDC) promotes the development, growth and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Monterey and San Benito Counties.

Complimentary Services for New and Existing Businesses

SBDC Consulting

Consulting

No cost professional business consulting from industry experts in finance, marketing, and more.
Business Training

Trainings, Events & Workshops

Expert training, boot camps, workshops, & events designed to help you start or strengthen your business.
Webinar

Webinar Wednesdays

Live and locally produced, our one-hour weekly “Webinar Wednesday” provides pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners.

Central California SBDC Spotlight

Monterey County CA COVID19 Microbusiness Grant flyer with photos and logos

Monterey County CA Microbusiness COVID19 Relief Grant Program

In order to support small business employers facing financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board, in partnership with the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) has established the COVID-19 Microbusiness Grant fund.

The fund will provide grants to eligible small employers experiencing economic stresses caused by the pandemic. At minimum $455,000 is available for at least 180 businesses to receive grants of $2,500.

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Find out How we can help you to start, grow and succeed!

Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, we can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at low to no cost assistance.

Your Local SBDC center is a part of the Central CA SBDC Network which since 2003, has assisted thousands of companies, from start-ups to established firms; helped to create and retain over 10,000 jobs; and created more than $435 million in loans and equity.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.