News and Announcements
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 country.
If your business has been impacted adversely by the severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occurred Feb. 1-23, 2017, you have ONE MONTH left to apply for assistance. Learn more here.
Funds to Provide Emergency Capital for Merchants & Employees to Resume Operations
SACRAMENTO – According to a recently completed annual report compiled by the California Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) from small business client surveys, small businesses experienced substantial growth opportunities due to increased financing in 2014.
ARCATA — After a lengthy and intense review process, the Norcal Small Business Development Lead Center has been reaccredited for its core business assistance program as well as distinguishing itself as the eleventh accredited SBDC technology program in the country.
PETALUMA— North Bay Area Small Business Development Center Advisor, John DeGaetano, has earned the national designation of being Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in 2013.
California Small Business Development Centers have a tremendous impact on the individual communities they serve, as well as the economy of California as a whole. In 2012, California SBDC's helped client businesses add more than 5,000 new jobs and retain more than 3,200 existing jobs.
Humboldt State University business senior Melanie Barnett has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Business Matchmaking, a California non-profit that links small business suppliers with state and federal buyers.