Vision in Action

This vision lays out where we want to go, and we put in the hard work to get there.

May 7, 2020

SLO County Small Business Relief Fund

We are excited to announce a newly formed grant that was created to provide financial relief to San Luis Obispo County businesses disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses and the Doers + Dreamers behind them are the lifeblood of our community, and we are grateful for this opportunity to help make a difference for some of them.


March 27, 2020

What you need to know about the $2 trillion bill

What is in the roughly $2 trillion coronavirus response bill signed this afternoon? President/CEO Jim Dantona highlights some of the elements that are most likely to help our region’s small businesses.

In the link below, NPR breaks down what the six main groups benefiting from the package can expect:


March 5, 2020

REACH 2030 | What’s next for the Hourglass Project

The Hourglass Project is set to unveil an action plan for regional job creation at the REACH 2030 Summit on March 16, and the Chamber is incredibly supportive of the concepts embodied in the plan including regional cooperation, activating key industries and equipping residents for jobs of the future.

“The only way to solve these wide-ranging issues is through regional conversation,” said Jim Dantona, SLO Chamber President and CEO. “The Chamber applauds the steps the Hourglass Project has taken to bring the Central Coast together, and we look forward to continuing our partnership to cultivate a vibrant economic future for generations to come.”