Valley Community SBDCServing Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings counties
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our team is working remotely. As a result, there may be a slight delay in our ability to respond to your phone call. We appreciate your understanding and will get back to you asap. You can also email us at  vcsbdc@cloviscollege.edu.

(December 2020)The California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program is now open. The first round of grant applications were accepted from 12-30-2020 through 1-8-2021. The second round of applications will be from 2-2-2021 through 2-8-2021. In this webinar, SBDC host, Kelly Bearden discusses the nuts and bolts of the application process. Grants will be issued through a competitive process, NOT on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions and request for help from the SBDC can be emailed to ucmsbdc@ucmerced.edu Small businesses and nonprofits can visit www.CAReliefGrant.com to apply for micro grants up to $25,000. Assistance is available in all counties and in multiple languages.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.