Last year SBDC helped more than 16,000 businesses based in Northern California realize $645 Million in capital investment and create over 10,000 new jobs. Find out what we can do for your business.


We take the guesswork out of growing your business

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive support to small businesses. Our team of experts offers tailored solutions to help your business overcome challenges, strengthen its financial foundation, and achieve long-term success.


Interactive Training

Learn interactively through weekly livestream training offered by SBDC. Can’t make the livestream? We know you’re busy — that’s why we record our webinars!


Trusted Advice

There’s good reason SBDC is America’s #1 trusted small business resource. We provide Practical tools, resources and advising —completely free, and confidential.

Our clients get results.

SBDC is everything your business needs to get the job done.

Whether it’s cutting through red tape, getting a loan for expansion, to establishing a winning e-commerce strategy— We’ll work with you to achieve sustainable, profitable growth.

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new jobs created in 2021

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Last year we helped our clients access $645MM in capital investment.


Read inspiring stories of real businesses, achieving real results

Bay Hauling

“I am a huge advocate of the SBDC. Whenever I see someone motivated and I know they will take advantage of what is available, I refer them.”

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Tara and self

“I highly recommend the SBDC to any small business… having people knowledgable in the industry is one of the biggest perks of the SBDC.”

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We’re Local

18 SBDC centers and satellite offices located in a neighborhood near your business.

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News & Updates

Stay on top of SBA updates, and other announcements impacting Norcal small businesses.

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