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The Lake County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC) works in cooperation with many service providers to assist Lake County businesses at no cost. One such service provider is the Northern California Small Business Development Finance Center (Norcal SBDC), a nonprofit network made up of 18 centers that are dedicated to helping small businesses with every aspect of business creation, growth, management, and operation.

The Northern California Small Business Development Finance Center (Norcal SBDC) is offering free COVID-19 Updates with Live Q&A every Mon/Wed/Fri, until May 29, at 10:30am. These updates cover the most recent developments of the Small Business Administration’s  EIDL and PPP programs, among other topics.
“COVID-19 Updates Live Q&A Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am”

Past sessions as well as videos covering subjects such as Pivoting Your Restaurant, Selling Online, and Maintaining Credit can also be viewed on the Norcal SBDC YouTube channel (link below). Spanish language videos are also posted.

Business questions can be submitted to: or to speak to a real person: 833-ASK-SBDC

More local resources can be found at:  and questions can be sent directly to LCEDC staff, Nicole Flora at

In addition, LCEDC contract staff and Norcal SBDC Finance Center affiliate, Community Development Services (CDS), can be reached at 707-279-1540; Jeff Lucas ; Andy Lucas