Economic Development and Asset Management

Small Business Development Center

The City of Upland's Resource for Small Businesses. The City of Upland has partnered with the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to offer no-cost consulting services in Upland! 

  • Free one-on-one small business consulting services
  • Small business management training opportunities
  • Access to local resource providers

To schedule an appointment, please contact the SBDC at (909) 983-5005.


SBDC Business Assistance and Webinar Schedule

SBDC activities, during this COVID-19 Pandemic, will be meeting with clients via conference calls and online Zoom meetings. Please see the COVID-19 Small Business Webinar Schedule flyer below and register for the SBDC webinars at the following link: If you have any questions, please call Mary at the SBDC at (909) 983-5005.

For more information about the Inland Empire SBDC, its services, training programs, and other resources, please visit the Small Business Development Center

Restaurant Rapid Recovery

SBDC webinar series for restaurateur's that will discuss restaurant reopening, new operation strategies, branding, and more. The Webinars will take place on June 9th and June 16th, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.   If you are interested, businesses can register here.    

Ask SBDC, Daily Calls, 3:00 p.m - Starting April 1st through July 31st, our Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network will be hosting daily COVID-19 Webinars designed to address funding information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Webinars will begin at 3:00 p.m., will be 30-40 minutes daily and will host a brief Q&A after. Registration is required and is limited. Interested businesses can register by clicking here.


COVID-19 Business Resources

For COVID-19 business resources, a resource guide, SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, and how SBDC can help your business, please click here: 

Please find attached a link to some video content that has been created by the SBDC to help with the injury disaster loan requests. Please click here


Small Business Administration (SBA) 

Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Funding Options. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering funding options to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Click here for SBA Disaster Assistance to CA Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19 

For additional information, please contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers and themselves healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, as well as Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond.

2020 Small Business Training Events Calendar  

The IESBDC will be hosting the following specialty seminars for small businesses on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Carnegie Building, 123 D Street, Upland, CA in 2020.

Boost Business with Facebook - Wednesday, July 15, 2020

#WordPress Wednesday - Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Get Certified! - Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Success with SEO - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

How to Do Business with the State of CA - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Pre-registration is recommended. For more information or to register, please visit the SBDC's website  or contact the SBDC at (909) 983-0751. These classes are offered at no cost by the City of Upland. 


460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.