Starting a Nonprofit – Part 1

Creating a nonprofit from scratch can be a daunting and labyrinthine task. We’ll walk step-by-step through the process and talk about resources you can use to help you start your nonprofit. 


Small Business Tax Questions – Ask the CPA 2023

Tax season will be here sooner than you think! If you have tax questions, we have tax answers. Join us for this LIVE Q&A session with certified CPA and small business tax expert Micah Fraim. A whole hour dedicated to answering your tax-related questions and concerns, offering tax advice you […]


Managing Employee Behavior & SBA Resources

In this joint webinar, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide an overview of small business resources, while SCORE will discuss the difference between Performance and Conduct issues. SCORE will also discuss steps they can take to resolve issues at the earliest possible time and how to develop strong documentation […]


Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

If you want your business to appear in Google search or on Google maps, you need to have a Google Business Profile. Having a profile and keeping it up to date makes you 70% more likely to attract location customers and 50% more likely to lead to a purchase. In […]


ACADEMIA EMPRESARIAL VIRTUAL 2023: Fundamentos de mercadotecnia y cómo identificar su cliente

En esta sesión aprenderá que es el mercadeo, el estudio, análisis e implementación para poder identificar el cliente perfecto. Próximos seminarios web:21 de febrero | Cómo establecer un presupuesto personal, de inicio, y de operación28 de febrero | Cómo proteger y minimizar los riesgos de su negocio7 de marzo | Conceptos de mercado […]


Digital marketing Hour: Creating a Facebook Group (Sierra, CA)

Why should you consider creating a Facebook GROUP for your business if you already have a Business Page? Realistically, you need both. Your Page serves as a touchpoint for users at all stages of the digital sales funnel while your GROUP is a hub where valuable conversations flourish between brands and […]


Planning For Success

Instructor: Margaret Jackson, radio talent and local celebrity Businesses with a plan are 6 times MORE successful than a business without a plan. But there are multiple types of plans so how do you know which type best meets your needs and how do you go about creating one? In […]


Deep Dive on Funding from the California Energy Commission

An overview of CalSEED, EPIC, and other funding programs from the CEC, and what it means for energy and climate researchers & entrepreneurs. Join us for a fireside chat between OpenGrants CEO Sedale Turbovsky, and California Energy Commission's (CEC) Deputy Director of Energy Research and Development Erik Stokes. We'll dive […]


FoodINCubator Program (Sacramento Valley)

Are you looking to start your own food business? Maybe it’s Artisan Food, a Home-based Cottage Food Operation, or a Catering business. Perhaps you want to learn skills to develop a Food Truck or Restaurant menu. This four-week incubator is for you! Gain the tools to perfect your product, define distribution […]

Branding and Competition

Instructor: Margaret Jackson, local celebrity and radio talk show  host  We will help you conduct a competitive analysis, develop go-to-market strategies and tactics, and optimize sales prospecting and growth hacking. We will also discuss the principles of effective branding and provide opportunities to review draft pitch decks.