The North Sacramento Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to providing you the tools to your business success and making our community a better place to live, work, and enjoy.

The Greater Sacramento Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

North-California-SBDCThe Greater Sacramento Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides group training, business workshops and personal one-to-one consulting to new entrepreneurs to help them develop the management structures needed to support their businesses. In addition, the SBDC provides existing business owners – generally those with two to 25 employees and under $10 million in gross sales – with expert consulting resources from lawyers, CPAs, bookkeepers, brand and market enhancement specialists, and change management coaches.

Los Rios Community College Business and Economic Development Center

The Los Rios Community College Business and Economic Development Center provides services to businesses in the areas of employee training, marketing and business planning, and online education. The center also assists with import/export issues, environmental compliance, health workforce training, green workforce training and skills training for employers.

Sacramento Business Information Centers (BIC)

Sacramento Business Information Centers (BIC) provide technical assistance and information to help individuals start, operate and grow their businesses. The BICs are affiliated with the Sacramento Works Career Centers (ADD) and the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance (DHA). Stockton Bolvd BIC: Contact: Lois Baer – (916)-875-3280 or (916) 875-3350

The Sacramento Employee and Training Agency (SETA)

seta_logoThe Sacramento Employee and Training Agency (SETA) connects people to jobs and business owners to quality employees. SETA is responsible for employment development programs offered through the Sacramento Works One Stop Career Centers. The Centers make employment and training services available for critical industries that are experiencing a high demand for employees. The Sacramento Career Centers are also affiliated with the Sacramento Business Information Centers (BICs).

The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

Score-SoloThe Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is an association of working and retired executives and business owners who donate their time and expertise as volunteer business counselors. They provide confidential counseling and mentoring services free of charge. SCORE also makes available training and resource materials for businesses throughout Sacramento and the surrounding region.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

sba-logoThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was established to assist, counsel, support and protect the interests of small business concerns. The SBA provides financial, technical and management assistance to entrepreneurs seeking to start, run and expand their businesses. The Sacramento SBA resource center offers numerous workshops and training opportunities that provide the tools and skills needed to enhance and expand businesses.

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

SMUDThe Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the city’s local electric utility provider, offers energy efficiency services and other business-related incentives to support small business growth.

The Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA)

SARTAThe Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) works to accelerate the growth and development of the technology sector in the Sacramento region. SARTA links aspiring technology leaders, entrepreneurs, inventors and service providers with local government and educational institutions. Its focus areas are clean energy, medical devices/health care, green technology and the agriculture-related technology sector.

Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL)

GSULThe Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) Formed in 1968, the Greater Sacramento Urban League is an affiliate of the National Urban League and one of 105 affiliates located in 36 states nationwide. The organization is governed by a board of directors with broad community representation. GSUL is recognized by the State of California as an approved Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education institution. In 2000, the League built a state-of-the art workforce development and training center at 3725 Marysville Boulevard in the North Sacramento area. The all-new 28,000 square foot facility houses five computer labs, five classrooms, and over 100 computers operating on a local area network.

California State University Sacramento (CSUS)

logo (1)The California State University Sacramento (CSUS) Center for Small Business helps area businesses through grants from community organizations. Students, under faculty supervision, assist with marketing and business plan development and financial planning.

Sacramento Region’s Leading Facilitator of Economic Development

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SACTO is the Sacramento Region’s leading facilitator of economic development. It brings together the organizations, information, and resources in the pursuit of jobs, talent, and investment needed to ensure regional prosperity and global competitiveness.
Founded in 1975, SACTO’s mission is to recruit and grow high-value jobs and investment for the Sacramento Region. A private, non-profit, and member-supported economic development corporation, SACTO serves six counties – El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba Counties, and 23 cities.


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