Napa Sonoma SBDCSanta Rosa and Napa, California

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SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program     

Steps to Promote Equitable Relief for Mom-and-Pop Businesses 

Posted On: February 22, 2021

Napa-Sonoma SBDC's Mariana Gomez Almaraz has been recorgnized as a 2020 Business Journal Latino Business Leadership Awards winner. The award, in its fifth year, recognizes outstanding leaders in the Latino business community from throughout the North Bay.

Posted On: October 27, 2020

The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is excited to announce the details of a Covid-19 Business Stabilization Grant Program, approved by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Posted On: September 22, 2020

LISC Small Business Relief Grants, Round 6

Deadline to apply is Monday, September 7th, 11:59pm ET. 

    Posted On: September 01, 2020

    Friday, August 28, Governor Newsom unveiled the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, a statewide, stringent and slow plan for living with COVID-19 for the long haul.

    Posted On: August 28, 2020

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to California businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Jovita Carranza announced.

    Posted On: August 24, 2020

    The Napa-Sonoma SBDC is offering TWO fall NxLeveL 11-week classes for entrepreneurs in business or ready to start.

    Posted On: August 19, 2020

    On 8/6/2020, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved a code enforcement ordinance that allows the issuing of citations for both residents and businesses for non-compliance with local and state health orders related to the Coronavirus.

    Posted On: August 07, 2020

    Thanks to grant funding, the Napa-Sonoma SBDC is offering free Business Rx Reviews for businesses, a service that is normally $500. There are five criteria for this service; the business must:

    Posted On: July 16, 2020

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters.

    Posted On: March 23, 2020

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