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

Business consulting is provided at no cost to qualified small business owners and key decision makers. To sign up for consulting services, first choose the location where the business is located. Then answer a few questions that help us get a baseline and understand your needs. This process only takes a few minutes and whatever you share remains confidential. 

The local Service Center will contact you and connect you with the appropriate consultant or other resource. You will work together to establish and reach goals (business loan, equity capital, market research, etc.). You willl meet with your consultant in-person, on the phone, over the internet – whatever works for your schedule. Think of it as having another confidential member on your team - someone who is specifically focused on the business goal you identified as most important - and at no cost to you.

To get started, simply select your location.

The Central California SBDC Network has five full time Centers serving 14 counties to provide businesses with expert consulting, workshops, and technical assistance. Select the Center nearest you and contact them for further information.


Request Consulting in Your County:
San Luis Obispo

CSU Bakersfield SBDC

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Kern, Inyo, Mono

Cal Coastal SBDC

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Monterey, San Benito

Valley Community SBDC

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Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings

Valley Sierra SBDC

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Stanislaus, Tuolumne

UC Merced SBDC

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Merced, Mariposa
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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.