Santa Cruz SBDCAptos, CA

About the Santa Cruz Small Business Development Center

COVID Funding:

  1. PPP Forgiveness
  2. EIDL
  3. California Rebuilding Fund (Info/Application)

Tools to Get You Through COVID-19:​

  1. Business Resource Guide (Tool)
  2. COVID-19 Return to Work Playbook (Tool)
  3. The Simple Cash Flow Tool For surviving COVID-19 (Video)  (Tool)
  4. A Real Life Business Pivot During COVID-19 (Video)
  5. HR in the era of COVID 19 (Recording)

Marketing:

  1. eCommerce Store Analytics and Optimization (Watch Here)
  2. eCommerce Store's Best Practices (includes Terms of Use, Taxes, Customer Service, etc.) (Watch Here)

Tax & Law:

  1. Tax Information EDD
  2. Law Information Lawyer Referral Service of Santa Cruz County

Starting a Business:

  1. Checklist for Starting a Business in the County of Santa Cruz
  2. Lean Canvas (PDF)

 

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. 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. Visit our calendar for upcoming events.

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Funding Assistance

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

News & Announcements

02/08/2021

Cabrillo College is seeking to get the First Line Supervisor Program Support program on California's Eligible Training Provider List

Cabrillo College is seeking to get the First Line Supervisor Program Support program on California's Eligible Training Provider List. Please consider writing a quick support letter with the prompt... more
01/29/2021

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

"The Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, signed into law on December 27, 2020. The program... more

COVID-19

As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re here to help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business
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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.