Established in 1994, the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) is the provider of economic development services and business resources throughout San Luis Obispo County. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, EVC is funded by private and public sector sponsors which support our mission to help start and grow businesses on the Central Coast and create a more vital economy.
Covering a large region on the beautiful California Central Coast, the EVC provides local businesses and entrepreneurs with a wide range of resources including business loan referral program, workshops and seminars, international trade consultation, angel investor and venture capital resources, and more. The EVC also launches and implements industry cluster assessments and economic strategies. The Board of Directors is comprised of business and government leaders from throughout San Luis Obispo County.
Mission Statement "The EVC mission is to stimulate the economic vitality of San Luis Obispo County, generate jobs, increase investment in the community and promote the start-up, growth and attraction of businesses."