We are with you at every turn of your business journey


Great businesses start with great ideas. Let us help you turn your idea into a business.


Understand your audience and know how to reach them so you can grow your business.


When you are ready to grow, we are here to help with preparation so you are ready to apply for loans.


Success brings opportunities. We can show you how to make the most of those opportunities to grow your business.


Succession planning is a critical part of your business legacy. We will help you understand your options.


We offer a number of specialized programs tailored for the local business community.

Take a Survey & Win a Gift Card!

The City of Fort Bragg and Oneka Technologies have partnered on a pilot project to deploy the first wave-powered desalination site in California! West Center is conducting a survey to learn more about how the entire community feels about this innovative project. The project is currently in the permitting phase and is anticipated to start in late 2024 or early 2025. Help us to understand our community’s sentiment about this initiative by taking a moment to complete our survey (links in English and Spanish below) and you will be entered to win a $50 gift card.

Request for ProposalNoyo Ocean Science Center Blue Economy Feasibility Study

West Center, in collaboration with the Noyo Center for Marine Science is seeking to retain the services of a consultant or agency to prepare a Blue Economy Feasibility Study for the future development of Noyo’s Ocean Science Center 

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West Center Impact Report

We are proud to share this impact report that highlights our services and a few of the resilient entrepreneurs we served these past two years. It showcases our signature programs: Centro Latino West, StartUp Mendocino, and Emergency Preparation and provides an update on the ongoing economic development initiatives.

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Want to Start a Business?

If you are interested in starting a business in Mendocino County, we have the answers! Mendocino County and its city municipalities are here to help you with your business endeavors. Complete this short form to connect with one of our Business Liaisons.

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Local business experts helping local businesses thrive.

We aren’t just located in rural Northern California; we are from here. We have local understanding of the community and are personally invested in its success.

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