Our experts offer practical, foundational information and actionable insights to help secure your businesses financial future

🙶 I found finance relatively intimidating… it’s been nice to have someone holding my hand through the process… it’s absolutely helped my business grow.

Esther Penn, MD

We’ve helped countless businesses secure needed capital to advance their dreams.

Our team of experts understands how to secure the right capital for your business. We are committed to connecting entrepreneurs with the best financial resources — whether you are starting your very first venture or if it’s time to take your business into the next phase of growth. 

If you’re a small business owner, we’ll help you prepare, review, and present all the required legal documents that will help position you as ‘bankable’ and ‘lendable.’

A few of our finance advising areas include:

  • Working capital
  • Expansion/growth capital
  • Buy/Sell a business
  • Real estate Investment
  • Start-up financing
  • Technology financing
  • Equipment purchases
  • Purchase order financing

No-cost advising, practical tools, and access to sources of capital to foster your business growth.

🙶 John [ from the Sonoma SBDC] has been a great resource for helping us understand all the different things available to us… as we try to get the funds to do this next level of expansion.

Kristine Weeks – Hoocha co-founder

By the Numbers


in Capital INFusion
since October 2020

Since October 2020, the Sonoma SBDC has helped local businesses receive over $36.1M in capital to start, strengthen and grow.


Jobs created or retained

Sonoma SBDC has helped Sonoma County businesses create or keep 4,665 local jobs helping the community thrive.