This office provides help with SBA services including funding programs, counseling, federal contracting certifications, and disaster recovery. They can also connect you to our partner organizations, lenders, and other community groups that help small businesses succeed.
Mission Community Services Corporation and its Women’s Business Centers are dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and small business owners to become self-sustaining, successful contributors to their communities. We have a focus on serving women as well as low-income individuals, minority-owned businesses and rural, underserved communities.
Designed as a one-stop-shop for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses looking to start, purchase or grow a business, NorCal VBOC provides business development assistance, training, counseling, mentoring, and resource referrals at no cost to clients.
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) with the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation's R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated, and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.
El Pájaro Community Development Corporation’s mission is to promote equal access to economic opportunity and to transform people’s lives through entrepreneurship. To fulfill this important mission, El Pájaro CDC helps entrepreneurs by taking the confusion, guesswork, and complexity out of starting their own small business
The Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center (SBDC) promotes the development, growth, and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Monterey and San Benito Counties. The Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center (SBDC) promotes the development, growth, and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Monterey and San Benito Counties.