Small Business Development Center at Santa Rosa Junior College
The Small Business Development Center at Santa Rosa Junior College, is a valuable resource for the small business communities in Marin and Sonoma counties. Funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Humboldt State University, and the Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges, the center assists small business by providing:
- One-on-one, no-cost, professional business counseling in many areas such as business planning, loans and capital acquisition, marketing, taxes and bookkeeping, and other areas of small business operations.
- Low-cost workshops and seminars customized to local business issues and industry clusters.
- A resource library providing information on small business issues; referrals; and Internet access with links to small business resources.
Specialized programs include The Sawyer Center — one-on-one counseling and informational assistance on new product development and intellectual property including patents, trademarks and copyrights; NxLeveL Training — NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs – a practical, hands-on business development course designed to help entrepreneurs advance their skills in starting growing and managing their business; Online Classes - Six week online classes start on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, choose from career & professional, computers & technology, writing & publishing, and personal development.
Our mission is to provide quality management and technical assistance for existing and potential small businesses, resulting in success for the entrepreneur, sustainable economic growth, and prosperity for our local communities.