Here you will find introductory answers to frequently asked questions about EVC. Should you have any further questions, please feel free to call us at (805) 788-2012 or send an email to email@example.com.
Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) is a non-profit economic development organization that provides business resources to help start and expand businesses throughout San Luis Obispo County. EVC stimulates the local economy by helping to generate jobs, increase investment in the community and promote the start-up, growth and attraction of businesses.
EVC continues to create success stories in the business community by:
|1.||Stimulating the local economy by assisting companies start, expand, and stay in the County, as well as attracting other businesses to the County.|
|2.||Fostering job creation.|
|3.||Increasing financial investment in the business community.|
|4.||Diversifying the local economy by fostering appropriate industry sectors.|
By offering the following resources:
1. Business loans
2. Business advocacy
3. Workshops and seminars
4. Access to business counseling
6. Services of the Venture Capital & Angel Investor Network
By helping businesses start and expand, as well as retaining and attracting businesses to the County. This creates more jobs, economic stimulus, a larger talent pool, and greater diversity of business sectors.
The County of San Luis Obispo, all seven incorporated cities, as well as private companies and individuals. You may also review our list of current sponsors here.
Yes. EVC helps companies of all sizes and from all industry sectors.
Yes. EVC helps companies and individuals throughout the County.
To date, EVC’s programs and resources have yielded these results:
- Directly created and saved over 400 jobs.
- Created greater countywide payroll volume, resulting in a better tax base.
- Leveraged approximately $8.13 Million in bank loans, and guaranteed $2.06 million in loans.
Strengthened and diversified the local economy by helping businesses start and expand, while attracting compatible businesses to this County.
Economic Vitality Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, accepts donations of any size from individuals, trusts, private and public corporations and public sector entities. Sponsorship levels publicly recognize contributors at $500 and above, for those who wish to have their donation made public. Thank you for considering a donation or sponsorship of EVC.