Humboldt County is Northern California at it's finest.  A place where the love of nature and community combine to foster long lasting sustainability. Once filled with thriving lumber communities, Humboldt County is now a place where environmental management and community development have become the driving forces of growth. Humboldt County isn't just growing, it is progressing and you and your business can become a part of that progress. If you are looking for support and resources on how you can bring your business to Humboldt, or want to start your business here, then you have come to the right place. Use the links below to help guide you to the resources you need to succeed. If you ever have any questions please don't hesitate to contact the GoHumCo Team.

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Spotlight: Business Resources

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Check out the new Spring 2022 Small Business Resource Guide form the U.S. Small Business Administration for support operating and achieving success with your small business.

This guide includes how to;

  • Obtain funding for your business 
  • Find training resources that fit your needs no matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey
  • Tap into seed funding to develop and commercialize your innovation 
  • Learn how to enter and grow your business in international markets
  • Sell your goods and services to the world’s largest buyer: the U.S. Government 


  1. A Location for My Business
  2. Help With Writing a Business Plan/Help Learning How to Run My Business
  3. Support for My Cannabis Business
  4. Help Marketing My Business
  5. Opportunities for Networking
  6. Funding
  7. COVID Information for My Business
  8. Business Advocacy Groups and Organizations
  9. Grants & Incentives

If you're looking to come to develop in Humboldt County, then chances are you already looking at the right place to develop. That said, our Zoom Prospector Tool is a great resource for finding the best place for your business in Humboldt County. Look through extensive listings of available properties throughout the County, and couple this with spatial data on demographics, consumer habits, government incentive zones, labor pools, competitors and various features that will help you find the perfect location for no cost at all. 

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If you have additional needs for site selection for your development please fill out our Site Selection Inquiry Form and we will reach out to you with any sites that may fit your needs. Check out our Business Recruitment and Attraction Page for other services we provide.