Business/Labor Partnership of Vallejo
The Business/Labor Partnership of Vallejo is a group consisting of the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce, the Solano Association of Realtors, the Vallejo Business Alliance, and the city’s major labor organizations, including the Vallejo Police Officers Association, IBEW #180/NECA, the Napa/Solano Building Trades, the Vallejo Education Association, the International Association of Firefighters Local 1186 and the Central Labor Council. The Business/Labor Partnership of Vallejo works to promote business growth, job growth and a higher quality of life for all citizens of Vallejo.
CCRC - Central Core Restoration Corporation
CCRC has contracted with House of Acts, a local non-profit organization, to keep downtown clean and free all trash and graffiti. We provide landscaping and maintenance, including tree pruning. We have also relied on BlackTalon Security to help keep our streets and businesses safe and secure in addition to our City Police. We have brought Pacific Coast Farmers Market to the area to provide an open air market to promote the interaction of our citizens while bringing convenient shopping for food, fresh produce, and supplies at an affordable price.
Leadership Vallejo is a personal development program designed to motivate and train participants to enhance their community understanding and involvement. Graduates will be equipped to effectively identify the needs of Vallejo and address them via community leadership roles.
SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. SCORE is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. Formed in 1964, SCORE provides a public service to America by offering small business advice and training. SCORE is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration.
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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The Solano College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers training, counseling and mentoring to help entrepreneurs research business ideas, develop business plans, jumpstart and launch a business, evaluate the feasibility of an existing business, as well as locate, prepare and apply for financing to start, buy or expand a business. The SBDC’s primary mission is to ensure entrepreneurs stay on track, operate successfully and thrive.
The Solano College SBDC is one of over 1,000 SBDCs nationwide set up to assist small business owners and managers. They offer Solano County business owners and residents affordable and free Small Business Assistance, workshops, a 10-Week Entrepreneurial Training Program, a small business resource library, and free counseling, advice and mentoring provided through a network of professional business consultants.
Solano Economic Development Corp. (Solano EDC)
Solano Economic Development Corporation is a public/private partnership which exists to improve the economic climate in Solano County. The mission of the Solano EDC is to attract, grow and retain business and industry in Solano County that enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in our communities. Solano EDC works with new businesses looking to relocate to the county, as well as encouraging those that are already here to expand locally.
Vallejo Business Alliance (VBA)
The Vallejo Business Alliance, which includes the Solano County Black Chamber of Commerce (www.scbcc.org), the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Solano/Napa, the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of Solano County (www.faccsolano.com) and the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce, represent over 1,000 combined members and have formed an alliance to work together to promote business and community in Vallejo.
Vallejo Business Networking - ValNet
Valnet is a forum for professional people to develop mutually supportive relationships and business leads, expand business networks and promote quality-of-life, prosperity and sustainability within the Vallejo community.
We foster relationships within our group. Our members get to know each other's businesses very well so they can confidently give referrals that will provide just the services or products needed.
Vallejo City Unified School District
The Vallejo City Unified School District is a medium-sized K-12 school district serving 17,000 students. The District is comprised of 16 K-5 schools, 4 Middle Schools serving grades 6-8, 3 comprehensive high schools, a continuation school, a community day school, and a unique school which provides support to families who choose an independent study/home study option. In addition, the District has an extensive child development and preschool program and an adult school which serves 4,000 adults.
School-based programs and support services provide a full range of special education services including a Deaf and Hard of Hearing program which attracts students from surrounding communities and a noted program for adults with developmental disabilities. Programs and services also include Gifted and Talented programs, support for English Language Learners, and interventions for low performing students.
Vallejo Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB)
The Vallejo Convention & Visitors Bureau (VCVB) was formed in 1987 under the auspices of the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce. In 1990, the Vallejo CVB separated from the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce to become its own organization and moved to the Vallejo Ferry Terminal. The Vallejo Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting tourism and conferences in the Vallejo area. The main goal of the VCVB is to promote Vallejo as an overnight travel destination.
Vallejo Main Street
The mission of Vallejo Main Street is to revitalize Historic Old Town Vallejo as the Main Street of commercial and cultural activity that promotes shopping, working, dining, and living in a secure and progressive environment. Vallejo Main Street is funded by public grants.