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National SBDC Day 2023

Each year in March, the third Tuesday of the month is designated as “National SBDC Day.” In recognition of this, and to honor the many achievements of our network of small business clients and stakeholders, Valley Community Small Business Development Center is launching the first annual National...

Posted on: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 12:45pm

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

Capital Summit to provide small business funding options Oct. 7

Small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to grow or start their business will have access to dozens funding options at the FREE Eastern Sierra Capital Summit on Friday, October 7 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. 

Posted on: Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 6:31pm

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


Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host six brilliant tech-driven startups from Central California in a pitch competition to win $100,000+ in equity-backed funding at the fifth annual AngelCon on Thursday, April 21st at 5 p.m...

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 8:39am

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

Comcast RISE Expands Marketing and Technology Resources to All Women-Owned Small Business

Comcast RISE is a multi-year commitment to provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services to small businesses owned by people of color. Comcast recently expanded the program to include all women-owned small businesses.

Posted on: Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 10:19am

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