Attend the Small Business Virtual Town Hall

*Provided by the California Department of Insurance Please join California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara on Friday, April 17th at 10:00 a.m. for a Virtual Town Hall to discuss insurance issues for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. With many businesses experiencing tremendous economic loss, the California Department of Insurance would like to inform and [...]

2020-04-15T13:36:58-07:00April 15th, 2020|CALED News|

USDA Accepting Rural Business Development Grant Applications – Due Mar. 13

What does this program do? This program is designed to provide technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Small means that the business has fewer than 50 new workers and less than $1 million in gross revenue.   What is an eligible area? Rural Business Development Grant money must be used for projects that [...]

2020-01-15T13:30:57-08:00January 15th, 2020|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has released the 2019 Report on Minority-Owned Firms

Small businesses are crucial to the nation's economy. They employ almost half of U.S. workers, and are important sources of employment and wealth building, particularly for minority communities. The number of minority-owned businesses has grown rapidly in recent years, which means that their well-being and ability to access financing is increasingly important to fostering economic [...]

2020-01-09T13:48:38-08:00January 9th, 2020|CALED News, Econ Dev News|
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