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Certified Development Companies (CDC), Industrial Development Corporations (IDC) and Local and Regional Development Corporations (LDC & RDC), exist to support business development and growth within their community or region. Types of assistance offered include low cost financing, such as the SBA 504 Loan Program, site finding and statistical research.

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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Aptos
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Santa Cruz Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Arcata
Arcata Economic Development Corporation
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $2MM to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Barbara Garza Loan Manager: Kelli Denney...View details

Auburn
Sierra Economic Development Corporation (SEDCorp)
SEDCorp works to alleviate unemployment and underemployment by expanding industrial resource and small business development in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Services include training on all aspects...View details

Bakersfield
Mid State Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Bakersfield
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Bakersfield Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Camarillo
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Camarillo Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Carlsbad
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) North San Diego Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Chico
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Butte College Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Citrus Heights
Economic Development Foundation of Sacramento, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Compton
U.S.VETS - Compton
U.S. VETS is the largest non-profit organization in the country dedicated to helping homeless and at-risk veterans to become economically self-sufficient through rewarding careers or entrepreneurial...View details

Crescent City
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Del Norte County Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Davis
California Statewide Certified Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

El Centro
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Imperial Valley Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Eureka
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) North Coast Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Fairfield
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Solano College Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Fort Bragg
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Mendocino Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Fresno
Central California Business Finance Group
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. ...View details

Fresno
Small Business Administration (SBA) Fresno District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Fresno
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) UC Merced Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Fresno
Valley Small Business Development Corporation
Offering working Capital Loans for inventory, receivable, and equipment ($2,500 to $500,000); Fixed Asset Loans for real estate acquisition - new and existing (up to $1,300,000) under the SBA...View details

Hawthorne
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Hawthorne Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Indio
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Coachella Valley Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Jackson
Amador Economic Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

La Habra
La Habra Local Development Company, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

La Verne
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) La Verne Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Long Beach
Long Beach Area Certified Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Long Beach
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Long Beach Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Los Angeles
CHARO Community Development Corporation
CHARO Community Development Corporation provides bilingual (Spanish/English) business & technical assistance to start-up and existing businesses; entrepreneurial training, workshops &...View details

Los Angeles
Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR)
PCR is a private, non-profit corporation founded in 1977 to assist small business owners in becoming successful members of the Southern California business community. Through contracts with the...View details

Los Angeles
Small Business Administration (SBA) Los Angeles District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Los Angeles
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Pacific Coast Regional Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Merced
Alliance SBDC Merced Office
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Modesto
Alliance SBDC Modesto Office
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Modesto
Success Capital Expansion & Development Corporation (SCEDCO)
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Mt. Shasta
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Mt. Shasta Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Napa
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Napa Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

National City, CA
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) South San Diego Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Oakland
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Alameda County Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Pasadena
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Pasadena Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Pittsburgh
Los Medanos Fund
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Pleasant Hill
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Contra Costa Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Redding
Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Redding
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Shasta Cascade Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Redlands
Enterprise Funding Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Riverside
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Inland Empire Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Sacramento
Greater Sacramento Certified Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Sacramento
Small Business Administration (SBA) Sacramento District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Sacramento
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Sacramento Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Salinas
California Coastal Rural Development Corporation
Provides start-up and expansion business loans to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Herb Aarons Micro-Loan Contact: Rey Hidalgo...View details

Salinas
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Monterey Bay Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

San Diego
CDC Small Business Finance Corp
Provides start-up and expansion business loans to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. President: Kurt Chilcott Micro-Loan Contact: Alex Robinson...View details

San Diego
Small Business Administration (SBA) San Diego District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

San Francisco
Capital Business Group, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

San Francisco
Mortgage Capital Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

San Francisco
Small Business Administration (SBA) San Francisco District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

San Francisco
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) San Francisco Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

San Francisco
Southeast Asian Community Center
Provides business technical assistance and mircoloans up to $35,000 to prospective, small business borrowers operating in the Bay Area, Northern California. Executive Director: Phillip Tuong...View details

San Jose
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Silicon Valley Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

San Luis Obispo
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Cal Poly Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

San Mateo
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) San Mateo Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

San Rafael
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Marin Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Santa Ana
Small Business Administration (SBA) Santa Ana District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Santa Ana
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Orange County Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Santa Ana
Southland Economic Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Santa Clarita
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Santa Clarita Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Santa Rosa
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Santa Rosa Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Stockton
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) San Joaquin Delta College Office
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Stockton
Tracy/San Joaquian County Certified Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Truckee
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Truckee Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Tulare
Business Finance Center of Tulare County
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Ukiah
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Ukiah Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Van Nuys
Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC)
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Van Nuys
Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC)
VEDC works to maintain a strong economy and a better quality of life throughout California by supporting small business start-up, growth and sustainability. Programs and services include access...View details

Visalia
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Visalia Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
Bay Area Economic Forum
Provides a shared platform for leaders to act on key issues affecting the regional economy. It accomplishes this by producing focused analyses on key issues affecting the Bay Area and its future,...View details

Statewide
BusinessFinancing.org
A non-promotional website built to help guide business owners with simple and straight-to-the-point facts about financing....View details

Statewide
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) California Network
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

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