Small Business owners could grow and be more successful with information on business planning, finances, marketing and employee management. See these resources for low or no-cost workshops and business counseling:

SCORE Inland Empire
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IE-COLOR-TRANSPARENTInland Empire Small Business Development Center
The Inland Empire SBDC stimulates economic growth in the Inland Empire by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with expert consulting, effective training and access to resources.

Office Locations: Ontario, Riverside and Victorville plus ten outreach (part-time) locations.


IEWBCcolorlogoInland Empire Women’s Business Center
Office Locations: Riverside, San Bernardino

CVWBC Logo-ColorCoachella Valley Women’s Business Center
Office Locations: Palm Desert
Kim Scanlan

Coachella Valley Small Business Development Center
Office Locations: Palm Springs and Indio

EIOSB Logo LargeEntrepreneur Institute of San Bernardino
Office Location: San Bernardino Community College in San Bernardino

EIOSB fosters and promotes new business opportunities and advances the knowledge and skill sets of existing small business owners, thus empowering them for a successful future. We offer seminars, mentoring, and incubation with our classes.


Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Picture1Community Action Partnership of Riverside County
The Individual Development Account (IDA)
Matched savings incentive program for residents of Riverside County who are seeking economic self-sufficiency. Participants open a savings account and strive to reach a savings goal of $1,000, which is then matched with $4,000 and applied toward the purchase of one of three assets: the purchase of a first home, attending a college or vocational school, or starting/expanding a small business.