The Monterey County Business Council is an alliance of business professionals providing collaborative leadership to help people from business, government, education and the community work together on regional economic development.
Need business counseling? The CalCoastal Small Business Development Center offers a wide variety of services for present and potential small business owners. They have some helpful events for small businesses including several events to be held in Seaside at the Oldemeyer Center scheduled quarterly. Their counseling services are confidential and free of charge. The SBDC is unable to provide counseling for tax or legal issues, but can provide referrals. The Monterey Bay Economic Partnership has many resources for small businesses including links to funding sources and entrepreneur services.
Facing a financial hardship? Since the program's inception in February 2011, Keep Your Home California has provided $1.2 billion in assistance to more than 58,000 California households, each facing a serious financial hardship.