PCV Small Business Advising Program

Testimonial

"My involvement is all about giving back to the community. My knowledge and experience can be leveraged to help PCV companies create jobs and economic opportunities. Plus, it’s a lot of fun to see the clients I advise come to their own solutions through my guidance."

Volunteer Advisor Sanjay Sinha, Vice President & Relationship Manager, California Bank and Trust

Our Business Advising program matches small business owners with pro bono expert business advisors who provide tailored, hands-on assistance to help small businesses thrive.

Small business owners receive the strategic support they need to scale, including strategy roundtable sessions, educational events, promotional opportunities, and free access to our national BusinessAdvising.org mentoring platform. Companies working with BusinessAdvising.org have increased their annual revenue by 26%, and added jobs at eleven times the national rate.

We’re glad you found us, and welcome you to join us as we continue to create jobs for those who need them most. Get started below: 

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For Small Business Owners

Click here to find out more about what PCV’s Advising program has to offer our small business owners and operators.

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For Volunteer Business Advisors

Are you interested in giving back to your community by volunteering your unique business skills and expertise? Click here to find out more.

Latest News and Publications

August 20, 2015

Understanding Capital For Your Small Business

Starting a small business is hard enough, but seeking capital can open a whole new set of challenges even for the most seasoned entrepreneur.

August 17, 2015

Introducing PCV’s New President

We have selected Mary Jo Cook as our next President and C.E.O.

August 03, 2015

Your Credit Score May Soon Be Changing

If you think you “know” what affects your credit score as a small business owner -- and how your score is calculated -- think again.

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June 09, 2015

PCV’s 2014 Impact Report

Pacific Community Ventures has fueled the economic recovery for low-income communities over the past five years. 

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April 06, 2015

Business Advising Welcome Kit

This toolkit is intended to support the hard work of the small business owners and volunteer advisors in our program by by providing some structure, templates, tips, best practices, resources, and lessons learned to set your advising match on the right path from Day One.

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December 08, 2014

PCV 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, shop small and save big! In this guide you’ll find special holiday promotions offered exclusively to the PCV network from small businesses that we support.

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