Economic Development

Experience the Butte County Advantage: Butte County, California is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. The County is committed to protecting and enhancing agriculture as the backbone of the local economy and for the open spaces that make Butte County a beautiful place to live and work.

Butte County Business Incubator Program

About the BIP Program

The Butte County BIP is an innovative approach to growing companies and creating jobs in our community.

Since 2002, the BIP has assisted more than 60 entrepreneurs in Butte County.

The basic premise of the program is that business growth will occur when sound business models are combined with expert mentoring, hands-on technical assistance, and the appropriate financing tools.

Companies that meet the program's eligibility criteria receive hands-on mentoring assistance targeted specifically to increase the client company's business output, identify new customers and markets, sell the company's products and services, and manage existing resources more effectively.

The consultants who provide services through the program possess expertise in a variety of business sectors, have actual experience in forming and growing entrepreneurial ventures and have the management training skills necessary to assist businesses with a wide variety of issues related to business start-up, expansion, and retention.

The Butte County BIP is one more way in which Butte County is establishing itself as Northern California's Home of the Entrepreneur. If building a successful entrepreneurial company is central to your vision, come join us!

Mentoring Services
Success Stories



Casey Hatcher
Economic and Community Development Manager

 Location and Hours

Economic Development
25 County Center Drive
Suite 200
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm
Excludes Holidays

Get In Touch

Casey Hatcher
Economic and Community Development Manager
25 County Center Dr. Ste. 200, Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: 530.552.3336 | Email:

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