California SBDC Network

The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Program is the leader in providing small business owners and entrepreneurs with the tools and guidance needed to become successful in today's challenging economic climate. Learn more here.

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It all starts here. Find the Norcal SBDC service center nearest you and complete their application. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.

What we do

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One-on-One Advising

Our Business Advisors are industry experts who provide free, professional business advising in marketing, finance, accessing capital, and more.

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Trainings & Workshops

Gain skills and knowledge you need for your business to prosper by attending one of our informative workshops.

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Funding Assistance

Need money? Get expert help with business loan applications, investor packages, crowdfunding campaigns, and more.

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05/08/2018

Job Announcements from the NorCal PTAC

5/8/2018

Job Title: Project Administrator
Location: Sacramento, CA
Project: Caltrans Disadvantaged Business... more

12/13/2017

Humboldt State based Small Business Dev Center Program wins $1.36 million grant

ARCATA  – Effective Jan. 1, the Norcal Small Business Development Center program will take over the leadership of the Northeastern SBDC territory to become the 5th largest SBDC network in the... more

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.