Economic Development Board
We are dedicated to helping your business to succeed. Whether you are a small start-up or established company looking to grow, the EDB offers a range of direct services to help your business every step of the way. Find out more about how to start, grow, or relocate your business to Sonoma County.
Published on April 26, 2016
Creative Sonoma is pleased to announce the availability of 5 $2,500 grants for Sonoma County’s musicians. The grant program is the second phase of the Next Level music industry showcase and concert produced in Santa Rosa on April 15-17, 2016.
Published on April 6, 2016
The vision of the NBNCBC is to have the persistent digital divide in Marin, Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties eliminated.
Published on March 29, 2016
The Council is a new, county-wide organization designed specifically to help outdoor recreation and hospitality businesses flourish, by facilitating collaboration among these two sectors to address joint challenges and emerging opportunities together.
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Published on January 25, 2016
Creative Sonoma Seeks Advisory Board Members
Published on July 24, 2015
The Board of Supervisors announced today that 12 grants have been awarded for summer arts youth program across the County. Summer Arts programs will take place between now and September 30 at art centers, schools and community centers. The grant program was administrated by Creative Sonoma, a countywide arts initiative through the County's Economic Development Board.
Published on June 26, 2015
In last week's budget hearings, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors allocated $100,000 for summer art youth programs to occur during the summer of 2015. The program will be administered by Creative Sonoma, a countywide arts initiative through the County's Economic Development Board.
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Sonoma County is a great place to call home. With nationally-recognized companies such as Medtronic, Keysight Technologies, CamelBak, Marmot, La Tortilla Factory, Kendall Jackson, and Amy’s Kitchen, Sonoma County offers one of the lowest costs of doing business in the San Francisco Bay Area. Along with its scenic beauty, outdoor pursuits, and a relaxed pace of life, it’s no wonder that Sonoma County is a great place to locate a business.
Need assistance in launching your business? For quick and useful information, check out “ Ten Steps to Starting your Business in Sonoma County
”. You can also contact our Business Assistance Hotline
at (707) 565-7589
for help in navigating the licensing and permitting process.
Need help in expanding your business? Contact our Business Assistance Team
to to connect you with vital county resources to jumpstart your business. Whether you are in startup mode or are looking to grow your existing business, check out these FREE business development tools.
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The EDB offers several programs to assist in your business operations and employee recruitment.
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The Sonoma County EDB provides direct services to help businesses to launch and grow.
Resources for businesses in Sonoma County
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Get certified as a healthy business
Recycling Market Development Zones
Benefits for businesses looking to reduce waste
Permits and location assistance for your film project