106 Lincoln Avenue Salinas, CA 93901
California State University, Monterey Bay Small Business Development Center
The CSUMB Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is locally hosted by California State University, Monterey Bay and regionally hosted by the University of California, Merced in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The services provided by the CSUMB SBDC include covering the basics of start-up, marketing a product or service and financing a small business. Other topic specific workshops are offered as community needs are assessed.
It is the vision of the CSUMB SBDC to grow the regional economy through being the leading resource to develop, strengthen and expand businesses across Central California.
The California State University, Monterey Bay Small Business Development Center was established to meet the specialized needs of the small business community of business owners throughout eastern Monterey, western San Benito and southern Santa Clara Counties.
The CSUMB SBDC team members are innovative and dedicated professionals with high ethical standards who are fully dedicated to helping small businesses succeed. The CSUMB SBDC’s values are based upon a set of five (5) key principles that will help guide and drive objectives. These principles are as follows:
- Leadership that Promotes Excellence
- Open and Honest Communication
- Financial Transparency
- Operational Integrity
- Continuous Performance Improvement
- Regional Collaboration
Services of the SBDC are partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration; Cal State University at Monterey Bay and the University of California, Merced. SBDCs are supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Any opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.