The CSUMB Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers assistance to business owners and entrepreneurs in San Benito County. 

Our team of professional business advisers provide one-on-one business consultations to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. These services are offered free of charge to SBDC clients.  All client information is maintained confidential. 

The CSUMB SBDC advising team includes experienced professionals, consultants, college and university professors, and experienced University students. Services include covering the basics of start-up, marketing a product or service, financing a small business, applying for a small business loan, market research, managing and operating a business, government contracting, assistance with hiring employees and planning for business growth. 

To request a free, no-obligation appointment, please visit: or contact us at (831) 422-6232. 


Funded in part by a Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County.