In the Sierra Nevada, change and challenge create opportunities.
Sierra Business Council serves the economic, environmental, and social needs of our region, catalyzing innovative solutions and increasing resilience throughout the Sierra.
All are welcome here.
We envision a future in which strong communities, regenerative economies, and a resilient environment are the foundation of the Sierra Nevada region. Through our work in Economic Empowerment, Regional Advocacy, and Climate Action, we work to make that vision a reality.
We work with small businesses, local governments, and community nonprofits to build the foundation for a vibrant local economy.
We advocate for the Sierra’s interests to elevate the issues that impact our communities and ensure the region’s value is recognized in legislative outcomes.
We assist communities throughout the Sierra to proactively plan for climate change by reducing emissions and adapting to changes already impacting the Sierra.
Sierra Business Council is a Sierra based nonprofit organization with a mission to catalyze and demonstrate innovative approaches and solutions to increase community vitality, economic prosperity, environmental quality, and social fairness in the Sierra Nevada.
We work to support strong local economies and small businesses, increase regional resilience to the consequences of climate change, and elevate rural issues in the Sierra. Our on-the-ground programs and projects are designed to bring proactive change to the Sierra.
Our team is growing! If you or someone you know is interested in a career opportunity at Sierra Business Council, please follow the link below for job descriptions and instructions on how to apply.
At Sierra Business Council, we work to provide innovative approaches and solutions to the Sierra’s toughest challenges, and we rely on those who care for the region as we do to help keep our work going. Your financial participation allows us to continue our efforts to build a better Sierra Nevada.
Sierra Nevada Energy Watch Supports Amador County with Free Energy Efficiency Services
Sierra Nevada Businesses Awarded New Refrigeration & Freezer Units through Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program
Four Sierra Nevada businesses, with technical assistance by Sierra Business Council, were awarded thousands of dollars in grant funding to upgrade their refrigeration and freezer units!
We’re excited to announce a new, funded partnership between Sierra Business Council, Nevada County, and Climate Transformation Alliance’s (CTA) governing partners (i.e., the Town of Truckee, Tahoe Donner Public Utility District, and Truckee Tahoe Airport District), and the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe came together to develop a comprehensive climate resiliency project with multiple co-benefits.