Business Resources

Economic Incentives

In support the City’s business attraction and retention goals, the Economic Development Division provides resources to businesses seeking economic incentives provided by federal, state and local government agencies and utilities. Learn about available incentives provided by federal, state and local agencies, and how to apply by viewing the list of economic incentives for businesses.


The California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) created in 2006 to address gaps in economic development financing. CEDA facilitates the issuance of private activity bonds for the purpose of economic and community development. 

CEDA offers:

  • Tax-Exempt Financing for Manufacturers and Non-Profit 
  • PACE Financing for Energy & Conservation Upgrades 
  • Statewide Revolving Loan Funds for Small Businesses 


Business Resources

SBDC Silicon Valley
Business Owner Space

SBDC programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of small businesses in their chosen industry.

  • General Business Education & Workshops
  • Individual Business Assistance
  • Business Plan Assistance
  • Operational Evaluation
  • Sales & Marketing Advising
  • SBA Loan & Investment Guidance

Score helps Small Business owners solve their business challenges two ways; by consulting with them, and with our highly valued classes. Our counselors, all experienced volunteers, bring decades of practical knowledge from a variety of business disciplines and industries. They often serve as sounding boards on management and sales issues.

Business Owner Space is a small business resource page focusing on Silicon Valley Businesses. Visit the Business Owner Space webpage for information on how to start, grow and sustain your business within the Silicon Valley.  
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The Campbell Chamber of Commerce is a member-driven organization promoting and advocating on behalf of the Campbell business community.The Chamber of Commerce fosters cooperation between its members, the City of Campbell and its residents.

Work2future addresses the workforce and economic development needs of the Silicon Valley, in collaboration with small and large businesses, educational institutions and community-based organizations. Work2future offers services and resources that: 

  • Help job seekers obtain the skills and training they need to find a job
  • Assist businesses in meeting their workforce and economic development needs
  • Enable youth to jump-start their career with skills training and job search assistance


Local Government Permit, Contract Bidding and Business Assistance Information  

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West Valley Sanitation District

Learn about current bid and contract opportunities with the City of Campbell that are available to consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, or suppliers.

The West Valley Sanitation District has established procedures for connecting to the sewer system and created a variety of permits to cover various circumstances, as well as requirements for contractors working with the District.

Go Green. Reduce expenses through environmentally sustainable business practices.

The Santa Clara County Green Business Program is part of a statewide Green Business network that certifies businesses that have incorporated environmentally sound practices into their business operations.
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Silicon Valley Energy Watch implements PG&E programs to help Santa Clara County businesses of all types make energy efficiency improvements and improve their bottom line. 

Read this case study to learn how a Northern California manufacturing warehouse and transport facility reduced their facility's energy consumption by 38 percent with an annual energy savings of nearly $44,000!

PG&E offers interest-free loans for replacing old and worn-out equipment with more energy-efficient models. Loans range from $5,000 to $100,000* with up to five years for repayment.

Upgrade. Get edgy & boost business.


People are searching for your business online. Use Google's free and easy-to-use tools can help you connect with them. Join the Google small business community and get advice from industry experts.  Watch Google's small business video series and pick up all sorts of tips. Build a free website with the help of  StartLogic and receive the site and domain free for a year!

Financial Assistance. Get the capital you need to make business go.


The Kiva Zip community provides access to 0% interest loans and a community passionate about helping entrepreneurs. With over a million lenders, corporate sponsors, and local governments, our network will help you find the resources you need to grow your business.

State Resources

The New Employment Credit (NEC) is available for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2014, and before January 1, 2021, to a qualified taxpayer that hires a qualified full-time employee on or after January 1, 2014, and pays or incurs qualified wages attributable to work performed by the qualified full-time employee in a designated census tract or economic development area and that receives a tentative credit reservation for that qualified full-time employee. In order to be allowed a credit, the qualified taxpayer must have a net increase in the total number of full-time employees in California.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.

The Office of the Small Business Advocate (OSBA) provides information and assistance to small businesses so they can succeed in the California marketplace. OSBA hosts workshops and webinars on varying topics. In partnership with GO-Biz’s Permit Assistance Unit, OSBA also convenes a State inter-agency working group to represent small business interests in the State’s regulatory policies. OSBA’s website provides a centralized list of small business resources for state procurement, loan programs, and business planning. Depending on the issue, OSBA’s staff can also refer small businesses to appropriate contacts in state government.