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Memorial Day- Office Closed

We want to honor the brave souls who fought for our freedom.

Our office will be closed today in observance of the holiday.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 8:35am

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

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

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