Week of September 28 - October 2, 2020
September 29: Shopify Basics: Launching an E-Commerce Web Site. (Northern California SBDC)

October 1: How to Manage & Forecast Cash Flow in a COVID World. (Northern California SBDC)

October 1: Intro to Government Contracting for Women-Owned Businesses (Northern California PTAC & Jefferson EDI)

Recorded: Take Control Of Your Credit During A Pandemic. View recording. Download the slides.
Pregunte a Maddy McLaughlin o Leila Roberts sobre nuestros servicios en español: espanol@northcoastsbc.org o (707) 445-9720. Programas bilingues financiado por Humboldt Area Foundation.
Pandemic Updates
Eureka Cares Restaurant, Bar & Retailer Grants Program
Click here to learn more and apply for $5,000 grants and other benefits from the City of Eureka.
Redwood Regional Bulk PPE Purchasing Program
Click here to complete needs form for Personal Protective Equipment for your business. Access a better price per unit through this regional bulk purchasing program generously managed by Humboldt Made and the Humboldt Area Foundation. Questions? Email Alanna Powell at alanna@humboldtmade.com.
Humboldt Small Business Restart & Recovery Grant Program

The fund is still open and still has funds! Stay tuned for an update on this grant program later this week.

Meanwhile sign up to have a business consultant help you with your application at northcoastsbdc.org/apply or for a reminder of who your advisor is contact Maddy McLaughlin at admin@northcoastsbdc.org or 707-445-9720
Events & Programs Coming Soon!
A Conversation with Arlan Hamilton (AWEsome Business Competition Series)
Thursday, October 8, 5:30 - 6:15 pm

Arlan Hamilton will share lessons from her path of homelessness to founding Backstage Capital and investing millions in overlooked founders.

Pay what you can. Proceeds go directly to the AWEsome Business Competition for new ventures working to build a resilient and regenerative far Northern California through Agriculture, Water, and/or Energy.

Learn more about the AWEsome Business Competition at AWEsomecomp.com
Food Making & Retail Businesses
Northern California SBDC's Restaurant Program offers excellent workshops and consulting for new and seasoned food makers and sellers..

Coming up...
How to Launch a Local Cottage Food Business

Register separately for:
Farmers and Ag Businesses
Do you have or want to start a farm business in Humboldt North Coast Growers Association and North Coast SBDC are proudly partnering to bring you fresh programming and coaching in 2020-21.

Visit northcoastsbdc.org/farm for program details. Email flights@northcoastsbdc.org to get onto emailing list.
Ongoing Learning Programs
Business Basics & Getting Started
Core skills and knowledge for startups and all businesses. northcoastsbdc.org/learn-basics
Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Grow sales, reach more customers. Do it more efficiently. Info at northcoastsbdc.org/ebiz
Financial Management & Bookkeeping
Understand your financials. Manage your bookeeping. Make good business decisions. Info at northcoastsbdc.org/learn-bookkeeping
HR for Business Owners
Compliance. Recruitment. Supervision. And much more. Info at northcoastsbdc.org/learn-HR
Business Succession Program
Own a business? Own your exit. Smart business owners plan their exit from day one. Workshops, specialized consulting, and peer coaching for seasoned business owners planning to sell in 1-10 years. northcoastsbdc.org/help-selling and northcoastsbdc.org/help-buying
Partner News & Events
Black Humboldt is giving away “Back to school kits” for low income, BIPOC community members!

Here’s how you can help:
  • Donate school/office supplies
  • Donate cash
  • Donate time. (Giving out kits) 
  • Donate 5-10$ gift cards from local restaurants! 
  • Donate a BIPOC focused story book, levels: PreK-College. (really need this!) 
  • Sponsor a student:
  1. $60 Sponsors 1 student (PreK-12th).
  2. $75 Sponsors 1 Student (College under 25).
  3. $350 Sponsors 1 student (College over 25).
  4. $1,500 Sponsors a classroom

Know someone who needs a kit!? Follow this link to sign up for yours today! https://forms.gle/i18fdudNBfxs4vuE6
Arcata Chamber

Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce
McKinleyville Chamber
Southern Humboldt Chamber
Willow Creek Chamber Events
Crescent City / Del Norte Chamber Events
Job listing for the Smart Workforce Center has changed to regional website for jobseekers. You can now find and post job listings at https://northstatejobs.com/smart/
Fortuna Chamber of Commerce
North Coast Small Business Development Center
Humboldt: (707) 445-9720 | Del Norte: (707) 464-2168
North Coast SBDC Learning Programs also generously funded by: