Central CA SBDCServing Monterey and San Benito Counties.
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Want to Start a Home Day Care Business?

Don’t wait! This is the time to start a childcare business. Nearly 23 million children ages 5 and under live in the United States, with 71% living in households in which all parents work.

Posted on: Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 5:55pm

Cal Coastal SBDC Consultant Shares His #GrowWithGoogle Success

" What an event by Google.

I wanted to share my small win/experience with you. I attended the workshop as a client (as well as learning for my clients) for my art business.

Posted on: Wednesday, August 16, 2023 - 12:32pm

Cal Coastal SBDC Named Business of the Year

Cal Coastal SBDC was named 2022 Business of the Year by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.  Selected from a prestigious field of finalists, it's an honor to be recognized for the efforts to help small businesses start, grow and succeed! 

Posted on: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 11:41am

How Your Small Business Can Prepare for a Recession

While it’s impossible to forecast what will happen with the U.S. economy, experts predict a 70% chance of a recession in 2023.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 4:45pm

Cal Coastal SBDC is a 2023 Data Privacy Week Champion

Cal Coastal SBDC is once again a Data Privacy Week Champion! 

Data Privacy Week is an annual campaign to spread awareness about data privacy and educate individuals on how to secure their personal information.

Posted on: Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 11:08am

Cal Coastal SBDC Holiday Closure

Cal Coastal SBDC staff will be unavailable during the holiday closure 12/22/22 at noon through 1/3/23 at 8:30 am.  You can still sign up for services through the green "get started" button and be sure to check out our great on-demand videos and events on the Webinars and Calendar tabs at...

Posted on: Monday, December 5, 2022 - 3:41pm

Cal Coastal SBDC Receives 2022 Business Excellence Award

Cal Coastal SBDC is honored to be a recipient of the 2022 Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award.

Posted on: Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:55pm

Planning for a Healthy Business

A key element of success is the ability to plan for now and in the future.  Join Cal Coastal SBDC for a live webinar Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11 am via Zoom .

Posted on: Monday, May 16, 2022 - 9:50am

Monterey County CA Microbusiness COVID19 Relief Grant Program Open While Funds Available

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...

Posted on: Monday, March 28, 2022 - 12:11pm

California Competes Tax Credit Application Period Open to March 28

The CA Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development recently opened the 3rd round of applications for The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) program. The CCTC is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California.

Posted on: Monday, March 21, 2022 - 10:47am

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