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Valley Sierra SBDC Mission 

The mission of the Valley Sierra Small Business Development Center is to promote the development, growth and success of small businesses by providing high quality business consulting and training throughout Stanislaus, Merced, Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, thereby enhancing individual, family, community and regional prosperity.


About the Valley Sierra SBDC

The Valley Sierra SBDC, hosted by Opportunity Stanislaus, has a mission to assist entrepreneurs and business owners through free business counseling and research and low-cost training.

The Valley Sierra SBDC is funded by various grants, cities and counties. This allows the business owner and individual wanting to start a business to receive no-cost professional business consulting and trainings at no-cost or low-cost. The Valley Sierra SBDC is located in downtown Modesto.

The Valley Sierra Small Business Development Center's services include:

  • No-cost confidential business consulting from a team of experts. Consulting areas include:
    • Business start-up
    • Writing a business plan
    • Marketing
    • Strategic planning
    • Funding resources
    • Operations
    • Financial analysis
    • QuickBooks
    • HR

To learn more or sign up for a consultation, visit the Valley Sierra SBDC's website.