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Support our community's needs through:
Unparalleled service
Participatory leadership
Professional growth
Optimal management of resources
Responsible policies and procedures

Business Assistance

Many partners are working to build strong entrepreneurs in Humboldt County. These partners are part of the Prosperity! Network.

Prosperity! IDA (Individual Development Account) Program

Marketing and Business Planning Assistance

Business Loans

Career Training

Marketing and business plan assistance:

North Coast Small Business Development Center (NC-SBDC)
Provides No-Cost Business Counseling for Financial Management, Marketing Programs, Business Plans and More!
Phone: (707) 445-9720

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Business Loans:

Arcata Economic Development Corporation (AEDC)
Business Loans and Financial Assistance
Phone: (707) 822-4616

Redwood Region Economic Development Commission (RREDC)
Supports countywide economic development by making loans to local businesses and organizations, providing leadership in regional policy and program development, and adding economic development capacity to local agencies and organizations
Phone: (707) 445-9651

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Career Training:

Humboldt Regional Occupation Program (HROP)
HROP provides certificated training programs on high school campuses for students ages 16-25. Courses are provided in Computers, Automotive Technology, Building Trades, Careers with Children, Computer Aided Drafting, Fire Services, Hospital Occupations, Marketing and Merchandising, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Metal/Machine Technology, Paramedics, Restaurant Occupations, and Welding.
Phone: (707) 445-7018
E-mail: Art Cardoza

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Prosperity! IDA Program:

Want to open a matched savings account while developing your small business? The IDA Program could be right for you.

Arcata Economic Development Corporation, (707) 822-4616

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