The centers, in coordination with federal, state, local and private sector resources, deliver management and technical assistance to small businesses. We provide businesses with assistance in several areas of disciplines. The SBDC service centers offer entrepreneurial education and one-on-one consulting services that get companies to minimize risk of failure and on track for growth.

No-Cost & Low-Cost Business Assistance

The SBDC Network’s centers offer a variety of business advice, coaching and one-on-one consulting at no-cost (and no-catch). Workshops and Seminars are at either no-cost or low-cost. Enroll in information-packed, two- and three-hour workshops and seminars, scheduled throughout the day and evenings. Much of the assistance is tailored for businesses located within the geographical areas surrounding each SBDC service center. However, businesses are welcome to travel throughout the network and take advantage of the variety of business help.
Our business consultants have years of hands-on experience helping businesses to grow or solving business problems. Come in and receive face-to-face assistance, crafted exclusively for your business.

Business Consulting & Workshops Provided in Other Languages

Some centers within SBDC Network provide business help in other languages, such as Spanish or Vietnamese.


In general we provide the following services:

Coachella Valley

Inland Empire


Orange County


Access to Capital – Debt financing assistance and preparation (Loans/Lines of Credit/Alternative)






“Access to Capital – Equity financing assistance and preparation (Investors/Angels/VCs)”






Accounting/QuickBooks with Certified ProAdvisor






Board Formation





Business Model


Business Plan Assistance


Business Structure/Formation


Buy/Sell Business




Commercialization Strategies






Comprehensive Business Strategic Assessment and Analysis




Contracting with Corporations (Supplier Diversity)






Contracting with Government Agencies (federal, state, local)






Executive Mentoring and Coaching






Exit Strategies




Financial Analysis/Cash Flow Management







Human Resources






International Trade






Investor Preparation and Presentations








Market Analysis/Strategic Marketing


Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations









Profitable Sustainability/Green






Sales and Business Development











Social Media and Online Marketing






Start-Up Assistance




Strategic Planning


Tax Planning Review










Valuation Analysis