Welcome To Opportunity Stanislaus

Welcome to Opportunity Stanislaus: The Future Is Now!

Opportunities abound in Stanislaus County. Whether you are looking to expand your business here, looking for a new job, looking to relocate here, or just want information on how to start a new business, we can help.

Our team is dedicated to serving the needs of businesses in Stanislaus County. We do this in a variety of ways. We provide services to businesses that will help you grow and succeed.

Our Business Development Team can work with you to find financing for your project, navigate through government requirements and regulations for starting or expanding a new business, help locate sites and buildings for your expansion, or connect you to the many resources and experts who can expedite and facilitate your project.

Our Workforce Readiness Team can help you find skilled workers who qualify for your positions. We can introduce you to job training programs that will make the training process more productive and palatable to your needs. We offer several programs that will enable you to tap in to the talent pools of future workers.

Our Messaging Team can help you understand all the wonderful assets of this county, whether it be the exceptional quality of life we offer, the educational assets we enjoy, or the world class healthcare right here in our backyard. We can help promote your company to make our communities aware of what products and services you have to offer. We can help you apply best practices of messaging in your quest of attracting talent.

Our Innovation Team is here to serve new businesses and entrepreneurs by providing free counseling in a variety of business practices such as accounting, marketing, operations, supply chain management, lean manufacturing, franchising, etc. We also help entrepreneurs write business plans, gain access to capital, provide business plan competition opportunities and develop solid management teams.

As you navigate this site, you will learn about many of the opportunities that await you here in Stanislaus County!

Recent News

Millken Institute Economic Ratings

  In the 2017 Milken Institute Best Performing Cities Ranking of Large Cities, Modesto jumped to 33 from 70.  This is huge news!  The only California cities ahead of us are San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Oakland, Riverside and Santa Cruz.  We had the largest jump of any city in the large city ranking! Let’s keep moving fo…
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A Children's hospital is coming to Modesto!

  Construction is under way Valley Children’s Pelandale Specialty Care Center in north Modesto. The care center is an offshoot of Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, but it’s not the hospital’s first foray into Stanislaus County. Local patients have been cared for at the hospital since it opened in 1952, officia…
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Bank of Stockton Gifts $25,000 to Volt Institute to Support Career Training

Bank of Stockton Gifts $25,000 to Volt Institute to Support Career Training  MODESTO, CA —On Wednesday, October 4, Bank of Stockton announced a gift of $25,000 to the VOLT Institute to support the education and training of skilled manufacturing workers locally. The gift comes from Bank of Stockton’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)…
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Upcoming Events

VOLT Institute Workshop: Lean 101 for Office & Production

VOLT Institute Workshop: Lean 101 for Office & Production Featured Image Learn how to unveil the root cause(s) of problems and how to efficiently solve them.…
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2nd Annual Career & College Expo

2nd Annual Career & College Expo Featured Image The goal of the Career and College Expo is to showcase careers, career pathways and current job opportunities of all industries within our community.…
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VOLT Institute Workshop: Lean for Maintenance

VOLT Institute Workshop: Lean for Maintenance Featured Image Learn the ins and outs of Lean for maintenance: team charters, problem solving, minimizing waste, and standardizing work.…
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