Member Budget Planning Information

As many of you are preparing your budgets for FY21/22, we’ve received requests for information regarding membership, the conference, and our trainings. We hope these details help you with your planning. CALED will not be increasing dues for the 2021/22 FY. CALED is watching public health guidance and is hoping to have an in-person annual [...]

2021-04-26T09:39:32-07:00April 26th, 2021|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|

Top Five Metros for Tech Job Growth – Three are from California

*from Clearancejobs.com "According to new research from the Brookings Institution, about 90% of growth in high-tech jobs was concentrated on five cities: Boston, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and San Diego. The Washington, D.C.-based think tank found that these metropolitan areas accounted for nearly all of the nation’s innovation-sector growth from 2005 to 2017. Brookings [...]

2019-12-18T09:48:02-08:00December 18th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Opportunity Zones Aren’t a Gimmick—They’re a Legitimate Investment Option

*Provided by Fortune.com "Among the many benefits, the initiative allows investors to defer tax on capital gains by investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF), vehicles organized specifically for injecting money into designated Opportunity Zones. Additionally, the longer an investment is held in a QOF, the lower the capital gains tax liability. Through step-up of basis [...]

2019-10-07T16:42:35-07:00October 7th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|
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