• Spring Economic Summit
  • Price Pump Company
  • EDB carousel Supervisor Rabbitt at the farm
  • El Molino Central
  • Green Business Award
  • Architecture Building
  • Sonoma Coast Visitors Center
  • Costeau French Bakery
  • EDB carousel front door

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 August 5, 2015

    2016 will be "The Year of the Entrepreneur" in Sonoma County. The Economic Development Board is seeking applicants to be part of the planning process for this first-ever effort for Sonoma County Entrepreneurs. If selected, participants will help shape this exciting initiative, as well as be on the inside track on the latest resources and information available to small business. Applicants can apply online  at:   www.surveymonkey.com/r/yoteapp. Deadline for application is August 21st at 5:00pm.  If you have any questions please contact Mike DeWald at (707) 565-7170.

  • Published on July 17, 2015
    During this fourth quarter of Year 1 most of the time and energy of each county team was spent on Activity 2.3 and on Activity 3.2. The county teams worked to bring together providers and priority communities to develop broadband plans and projects that would meet the needs of those communities. And, to work on finding the funds, including submitting applications for California grants.
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  • 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.
  • Published on April 29, 2015
    Five Sonoma County businesses were awarded tax incentives totaling over $2.1 million through the California Competes Tax Credit Program.
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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.
Business Hotline We Can Help! Brochure (707) 565-7589 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.

We know that there is a lot to learn when it comes to planning for the financial health of your business.

Learn about financing options

The EDB offers several programs to assist in your business operations and employee recruitment.

Green your Business

Lower your business costs and get recognized for being green through the Sonoma Green Business Program

Support Healthy Employees

Do you want to improve employee productivity? Recruit and retain the best employees? Become a certified healthy business through iWork Well Sonoma County

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Contact Information

Economic Development Board
County of Sonoma
141 Stony Circle
Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.44011, -122.745706

Sonoma County Connections

Relocate Your Business to Sonoma County

Information on living and working in Sonoma County

EDB Programs

The Sonoma County EDB provides direct services to help businesses to launch and grow.

Business Assistance
Resources for businesses in Sonoma County

Sonoma Green Business
Go green and lower your business costs

Healthy Business
Get certified as a healthy business

Recycling Market Development Zones
Benefits for businesses looking to reduce waste

Film Office
Permits and location assistance for your film project

 

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