Northeastern California Small Business Development Center (NEC SBDC)
Direct and personalized help is provided to entrepreneurs through professional expert consulting supplemented by low-cost or free workshops. The NEC SBDC provides comprehensive business guidance on best practices for small businesses, business plan development, start-up basics, financing, marketing, money management, international trade, and manufacturing operations.
One of the two offices will be located at the Shasta Venture Hub.
Superior California Economic Development
Superior California Economic Development (SCED) is certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide low-interest financing to small business owners. In addition, SCED serves as a non-traditional financing source through their Business Loan Program for existing and start-up businesses whose unique financing needs are often inadequately met by traditional lending institutions.