Northeastern California (NEC) Small Business Development Center at Butte College, offers one stop business management assistance through one-on-one business consulting, entrepreneur training, referrals and a wide variety of information and guidance to small business owners and potential entrepreneurs in Butte, Glenn and Tehama Counties.


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The following data are actual results from our clients in 2014!



The following data are actual results from our clients in 2014!

Economic Impact and Accomplishments
Number of One-on-one Business Consulting/Coaching/Mentoring289
Number of One-on-one Business Consulting/Coaching/Mentoring Hours Provided1,095
Number of Trainings (workshops, seminars, classes & conferences) Hosted53
Number of Training Hours Provided236
Total # of Attendees to Trainings786
Reported Increase in Sales$4.8 mil
Reported Increase in Profit$0.8 Mil
Total # of Loans Received24
Total Amount of Loan Dollars Approved & Received $2.3 Million
Total Number of New Jobs Created169
Number of Jobs Retained/Saved107
Number of New Businesses Started26
Dollars Injected into New Start-up Businesses$1.8 Million
Total Dollars (Owners’ Cash & Loan Dollars) Injected into Existing and Start-up Businesses $3.9 mil
Number of Business Expansions 11
Dollars Used to Expand Businesses $1.2 Million