Small Business Toolbox

Small Business Toolbox

InfoTrac General OneFile

Gain instant access to literally thousands of magazines, news publications, and academic journals at your fingertips! Take advantage of trusted

information from sources such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics.

● Linked In Learning

Access information on how to start a business, access to sample business plans, and more unlimited training on a wide variety of topics including

business skills and software, web design and development, music and audio, photography, video editing and animation.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Offers sections on planning, launching, managing, and growing your small business.

Census Business Builder

Small Business Edition is primarily for small business owners who need key data for their business plan or to better understand their potential

market. It presents data for a single type of business or a single industry cluster at a time.


Learn to build a better business plan with Bplans This resource gives you step by step instructions to build a business plan quickly and efficiently.

Local Business Advisory Groups

● Contact San Leandro’s business organizations! Contact your San Leandro Chamber of Commerce and San Leandro Community

Development Department to discover business grants, locate available properties, find information on permits, and much more!

Free Business Advising with SBDC

SBDC is tax-payer funded, so our advising services come to you completely free, and all one-on-one advising is 100% confidential.

● Free Workshop Trainings

The SBDC provides both virtual and in-person training and workshops designed for business development on a variety of key topics.

Score East Bay

SCORE East Bay offers free business mentoring in multiple languages, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools

to help you start or grow a business.


SCORE offers free business training on a variety of small business topics. Watch low or no-cost webinars, attend a local workshop or complete

online, interactive courses to gain new business knowledge and skills.