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Elite Caregivers, North Coast

“Tina has been wonderful in supporting us with our final stages to launch our agency and helped us put all the pieces together in order to meet our professional goals. Our success in creating and launching our agency is due to the support and assistance from SBDC.”

Rain All Day Books, Fortuna

"I feel like SBDC is an often overlooked resource for small business owners. They are so open, knowledgeable, accessible and caring."

The Forks Lounge, Willow Creek

"We had no idea where to start on a business plan, and the SBDC process helped us to focus our efforts..."

Dirty Business Soil, Arcata

“Working with the [North Coast SBDC] was instrumental in helping us create an award winning business plan, and we could not have done it without the help [they] offered.”

Natural Decadence, Humboldt County

“We have been amazed at the amount of support we’ve received. We can honestly say we would not be where we are today without their support!”

Renata’s Creperie, Arcata

North Coast SBDC’s Biznet program provided additional counseling help regarding Health Department and Planning Department permitting advice.

Jessicurl, Arcata

"We really worked with the SBDC to understand and address our costs. It wasn’t just the direct services provided though – the SBDC staff reached out to other resources on our behalf as well."

Advanced Displays and Signs, Eureka

"This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and SBDC helped me have the confidence to move forward."

Beck's Bakery, Arcata

“I had so many ideas and concerns around starting and running my business, and my SBDC business advisor helped me to focus and prioritize them so that I could achieve great success.”

iExperts, Arcata

“Throughout this process, [the North Coast SBDC] became like a silent partner. They helped me explore ideas and refine my business plan, and have been an invaluable part of my success.”

About the North Coast SBDC

The mission of the North Coast Small Business Resource Center and the SBDC program is to engender entrepreneurship and cultivate small business success in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties by providing high-quality technical support, training and in-depth business analysis for business owners and entrepreneurs.