Small Business Resources


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.

imagesF6UWQRQ2Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs.




SCORE is volunteer business people helping small business people solve business problems. Volunteers give freely of their time, energy and knowledge to help others. SCORE volunteers donate over 1 million hours of their time each year to support their communities.



Build a stronger North County economy through regional collaboration and leadership, focus on economic development, job creation, and coordinated infrastructure investment, showcase and spotlight North County assets and attributes to developers, investors and site selectors, bring together community leaders, elected officials, Chambers of Commerce, EDC’s and businesses, provide forums for community engagement by providing opportunities to discuss and be actively involved in current economic development issues, trends and strategies’, and spearhead strategic initiatives, policies and programs that strengthen our regional economy and improve our quality of life!

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