Business Assistance Incentives

The City of Vallejo has a vibrant and successful business community. It is our goal to see this business community succeed. There are several incentives and programs available to businesses to assist in growing and expanding their business and workforce. If you are looking to start a business in Vallejo, visit the Central Permit Center

The Economic Development Division provides resources to those doing business in the City by providing information on business planning, management, finance and more. Visit the sites below for additional resources, information and help. 


Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

America's Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) has setup Solano College SBDC in order to assist small business owners in Solano County. SBDC provides affordable and free small business assistance, local workshops, a 12-week small business entrepreneurial training program, a resource library, and free advice and mentoring. SBDC also provides free face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training on the following topics: writing business plans, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development and international trade. For more information, call (707) 864-3382 or visit the Solano Small Business Development Centers of Northern California website.

 
SCORE

SCORE has dedicated over fifty years to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. SCORE is supported by SBA, and with the help of the network of volunteers, is able to deliver their services at no charge or at very low cost. SCORE is able to provide volunteer mentors from 62 industries, free and confidential business counseling, free online business tools/tips, and local workshops. For more information, visit the SCORE website.


Manex

The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex) provides services to small and mid-size manufacturers in Northern California. Their vision to address the total organization of a company has resulted in their role as strategic advisors in the following areas: strategic planning, continuous improvement, sales, marketing, product development and innovation, workforce development, supply chain development, export assistance, connecting with private and public resources, and working directly with the State, Counties and Cities. For more information or to look for upcoming events, call (925) 807-5100 or visit the Manex website.


Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) - CaliforniaFIRST

CaliforniaFIRST is a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program and is a public/private financing program that allows businesses and multifamily residential projects to receive upfront funding for energy efficient, renewable energy and water saving improvements. The funding from CaliforniaFIRST would assist in completing the improvement project(s) and would be repaid through the property taxes over the course of up to 20 years. Commercial properties include all nonresidential properties, including multifamily building with four or more units and industrial, retail, agricultural and office space. For more information, call (888) 996-3691 or visit CaliforniaFIRST website.


Local Resources

Vallejo Chamber of Commerce
425-A Virginia Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 644-5551
info@vallejochamber.com
www.vallejochamber.com

Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 2118
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 280-8771
president@solhcc.com
www.solanohispanicchamber.com

Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Solano County
239 Cassady Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 556-5800
contact@faccsolano.com
www.solanofilamchamber.com

Solano County Black Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 149
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 704-7426
info@scbcc.org
www.scbcc.org

Vallejo Convention & Visitors Bureau
289 Mare Island Way
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 642-3653
www.visitvallejo.com

Central Core Restoration Committee (CCRC)
301 Georgia Street, Suite 290
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 557-6762
ccrcvallejo@gmail.com
www.downtownvallejo.com

Vallejo Main Street
(707) 653-6246
admin@vallejomainstreet.org
www.vallejomainstreet.org