Small Business Services


We are committed to helping our diverse small business community grow and have the opportunity to connect to the resources they need. Our services focus on business start-up, expansion, and retention. We know that the Sacramento region’s economic prosperity depends on the success of our small businesses and we’re here to help.

Business Services         COVID-19 Support


Here's How We Help

Our experts and consultants are well versed in a variety of topics and can help you get the custom support you need through our workshops and one-on-one consulting services.

Not sure where to start? Contact us and we’ll help you navigate.

Business Assistance/Supplier Diversity

Get the support you need to connect to opportunities so your business can flourish. Our expansive network in the private and public sectors, including the transportation industry, and linkages to supplier diversity programs are available to help you gain access to contract opportunities.

Contract Procurement
Connect with dozens of potential buyers in our network in both the corporate and public sectors. Match with contract opportunities that fit your business. We work closely with SMUD’s SEED Program, SacRT, City of Sacramento, County of Sacramento, DGS, and more.

Learn about the different types of bonding and get connected to our trusted vendors

Business Certification

Receive support when navigating business certifications that can help you get contracts. Certifications include Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Small Business/Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (SB/DVBE)

One-on-one consulting

Speak with our consultants and receive the guidance and help to connect you to the right resources for your business

Contact Our Technical Assistance Team


of our businesses were awarded contracts in 2020


in loans received by our small businesses in 2020

COVID-19 Support

Connect to resources and information needed to recover from the pandemic and prepare for a post-COVID-economy.

Disaster loans and grants

Get assistance navigating local, state, and federal loan and grant opportunities

Operating in a COVID-19 environment

Ensure your business has the proper tools and resources to operate safely during the pandemic

Digital skills training

Prepare your business for a digital economy and learn how to market your business and drive sales online

Request COVID-19 Small Business Assistance


Get the latest COVID-19 guidelines and resources


Export Services

Export your products or services by connecting to the international market through our partnership with the Sacramento Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center.

One-on-one advisory services

Matchmaking with the right trade partners

Workshops and seminars

Learn more about our Export Services