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Thank you for your interest in the Northern California SBDC Regional Network. This site can provide you with important information about our organization as well as news updates and background information for press purposes.  If you are have a general question about our region please call our main office at 707.826.3919.  If you are a member of the media please contact Communications Manager Ann Johnson-Stromberg at 707.599.6146. Please be sure to indicate if you are a reporter on deadline.

4/06/2015 - Increased funding to California Small Business Development Centers benefits 60,000 entrepreneurs.  Last September the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced its Capital Infusion Program that would provide $2 million in one-time, matching grants to California SBDC offices to assist small businesses in obtaining capital.  The funding came at a crucial time for the California SBDC and provided some assistance in meeting the federal matching funds requirement from the SBA.

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9/30/2014 - The Northern California SBDC Regional Network has earned accreditation for two regional programs, distinguishing itself as the eleventh accredited SBDC technology program in the country.

7/16/2014 - North Bay Area Small Business Development Center Advisor, John DeGaetano, has earned the national designation of being Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in 2013.

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