Services

We can help you achieve new levels of success with one-on-one, no-cost, business advising, online workshops, and more.

Advising

As an affiliate of the NorCal SBDC, Lake EDC provides confidential and FREE one-on-one counseling for established and developing entrepreneurs. Our business advisors are all located in or around Lake County, in the rural counties of Northern California. We take pride in providing individualized counseling plans and real-world advice.

Training

Virtual and In-Person Trainings

Lake EDC provides virtual and in-person trainings and workshops designed for business development on a variety of key topics. Don't see what you need? We'd love to hear from you!

Lake County Restaurant Expo 2024

The Restaurant Expo organized by the Lake County Economic Development Corporation (Lake EDC) is an initiative to support the local food service and restaurant industry. Lake EDC understands that restaurants…

The Lake County Economic Development Corporation works with a regional network of lenders to access flexible business capital.

Our loan program does more than just accept applications and fund loans. Our access to capital program includes the following services:

  • Preparations for financing—for new and established businesses
  • Low interest, long term business financing
  • Loan packaging for multiple sources of financing

The LCEDC utilizes the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) to provide financing to local businesses.

IRP Loan Program

This loan program provides gap-financing to startup and existing businesses in Lake County who need capital and are creating community value.

  • Loan amounts range from $10,000 to $150,000
  • Loans will be collateralized (real estate and/or UCC filings on equipment)
  • Loan terms are from 1 to 10 years

Eligible uses for loan funds:

  • Purchase of equipment, inventory, and real estate
  • Leasehold improvements
  • Working capital
Loan Inquiry

Loan Programs

At Lake County EDC, we utilize local expertise to support economic opportunity and community vibrancy with resources and collaboration in Lake County, CA.