Last year SBDC helped more than 16,000 businesses based in Northern California realize $645 Million dollars in capital investment, and create over 10,000 new jobs. Find out what we can do for your business.

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Whether it’s access to capital, human resources, compliance, marketing, accounting, or any other business need — SBDC is your one-stop-shop for accelerating small business success.

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Truckee Forgivable Loans

Two types of loans of up to $30,000 for COVID-impacted eligible businesses within Truckee town limits. Both loans offer forgiveness if all program requirements are met


Microbusiness Relief Grants

Microbusinesses in Placer and Lassen Counties can apply to receive a $2,500 #CovidRelief Grant! The application is open on a first come, first serve basis.


Placer County Small Business Recovery

Businesses in unincorporated Placer County can apply for forgivable loans to aid in recovery from COVID & fire impacts. Learn more and apply!


SBDC Advising Services

Our team of expert advisors can help you navigate the market’s many unexpected turns – at every stage of your business – from startup to expansion to sale.


Meet Our Advisors

Our advisors understand the realities of running a business and have helped countless entrepreneurs pull through challenging periods and plan their recovery.



Our online trainings and workshops offer applicable, real-world information and helpful advice. Visit our calendar to see upcoming SBDC events.


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