- "Small Business Access to Capital"
A guidebook prepared by the California Financial Opportunities Roundtable (CalFOR)
This guidebook, released in August 2012, is intended to serve as a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking capital, ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners to policy-makers and financial institutions. Access to Capital provides straightforward descriptions of the tools and programs available to access capital, along with specific examples of how they have been utilized and links to websites for in-depth information.
State, Federal, and Nonprofit Small Business Resources:
- U.S. Small Business Administration
- Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development
- CA Small Business Association
- CA Association for Micro Enterprise (CAMEO)
- CA Association for Local Economic Development
- Small Business Loan Guarantee Program
- America's Small Business Development Center Network
- California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Alliance
- Health Law Guide for Business
Small Business Resources Specific to the 56th District:
- Neighborhood House Micro Business Service Center in Calexico
- Coachella Valley Women's Business Center
- Coachella Valley Enterprise Zone
- Imperial Valley Enterprise Zone
- Calexico County Enterprise Zone
- Imperial Valley Economic Development Corp.
- Coachella Valley Economic Partnership
- Inland Empire Financial Development Corp.
- California Southern Financial Development Corp.
- Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center
- Inland Empire Small Business Development Center
- Coachella Valley SCORE
- San Diego & Imperial SCORE
P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0056
Tel: (916) 319-2056
Fax: (916) 319-2156
45-677 Oasis Street
Indio, CA 92201
Tel: (760) 342-8047
Fax: (760) 347-8704
(Mon - Fri, 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.)
Imperial Valley Office:
1625 West Main Street,
El Centro, CA 92243
Tel: (760) 336-8912
Fax: (760) 336-8914
(Mon - Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m)
Mobile Office Hours:
Indio office representatives are available to meet constituents in Cathedral City and Desert Hot Springs. Please call the Indio office to schedule an appointment.