Community Partner Resources

Across the State of California, agencies and organizations offer tools, resources, and training opportunities to support your business startup, manage, and grow. The organizations highlighted on this page are available to your business to provide local, community-based support.

Statewide Partners

California Chambers of Commerce

The California Chambers of Commerce are local organizations that can provide insight into local policies and regulations, information on local opportunities, and advocate on behalf of business-friendly policies.

Statewide Partners

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Small Business Majority works with policymakers and small business owners to address the most important issues impacting California’s entrepreneurs. Learn more.

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CA African American Chamber of Commerce assists local chambers by advocating on supplier diversity, and assisting with business growth, development and opportunities. Learn more.

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NFIB is a member-driven organization advocating for business owners nationwide. Check out free webinar series, data from surveyed business owners, and more. Learn more.

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CA Black Chamber of Commerce partners with regional and local organizations to advance opportunities for small and diverse businesses through programming including KDEE Radio. Learn more.

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AICCAL aims to provide mentorship, networking, and growth opportunities and support the American Indian business people in California. Learn more.

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NAWBO California empowers and strengthens its chapters and all California women business owners to lead and propel the California economy. Learn more.

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CAHCC aims to promote, support and encourage the advancement and development of Hispanic and minority owned businesses. Learn more.

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CalAsian advocates for policies, legislation and programs that will help California’s API-owned businesses access new markets and growth opportunities. Learn more.

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The world’s first LGBT Industry Association dedicated to the growth of LGBT businesses — architecture, engineering, construction, real estate development. Learn more.

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The state funded SBDCs provide small business owners and entrepreneurs with traings, tools and tailored guidance needed to become successful. Learn more.

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A CA network of 13 Women’s Business Centers (WBC) provides training, mentoring, business development, and financing opportunities for women business owners. Learn more.

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CAMEO’s network of service providers offers free-to-low cost training and small business loans up to $50K. Find Resouces.

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The VIB Network is on a mission to provide education, training, resources, and outreach to help Veterans in business succeed. Learn more.

Regional & Local Partners

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California’s small business centers network offers free consulting and training to help you reopen safely, get funding, and create online strategies. Services are offered in 31 languages. Find a Center.

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Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA) champions opportunity, development, and advocacy for our LGBTQ & Allied business community. Learn more.

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ODOS Synergy Services Women of Color Global Entrepreneur Network advocates for and provides resources to underserved women who are pivoting to autonomous business models. Learn more.

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Community Vision promotes economic justice and alleviates poverty by increasing the financial resilience and sustainability of nonprofits and enterprises. Financial Support.

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The Desert Business Association (DBA) promotes and supports LGBT and allied businesses to advance business promotion, economic development, and more. Learn more.

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The Long Beach Area Chamber is the platform for business to provide leadership, education and advocacy so that Long Beach thrives. Get Started.

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To help small businesses and entrepreneurs start, grow, and scale their businesses, and keep them connected to relevant and updated resources. Learn more.

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The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce advocates for and supports the inclusive economic prosperity of our Capital Region. Learn more.

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Maximum Reach 4 Economic Equity’s mission is to fortify economic power in African-American communities through the support of small and micro Black-owned businesses. Let’s Grow!

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A multi-media grassroots org offering advertising, outreach, news and events assistance for emerging markets of communities of color, specifically AA, in the Greater Sacramento Valley and CA. Learn more.

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To increase awareness of resources and opportunities available to Black small businesses in California. Learn more.

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We are dedicated to addressing food security and poverty by providing loan funding and business technical assistance to farmers and food entrepreneurs. Learn more.

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To promote education and self-sufficiency through economic development that strengthens our community. Learn more.

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We are committed to leading the charge to equip individuals and small businesses with the essential tools to grow their financial capacity. Spark Your Vision.

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In partnership with Merced County Public Health, we launched HelpHub to digitally dispatch and deliver universal basic services remotely. Learn more.

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Los Angeles South Bay’s premier business organization, offering innovative programs designed to help member businesses gain visibility, credibility, and profitability. Get Started.

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3CORE fosters economic development and growth of healthy businesses, because people matter. We surround financing with mentoring and perspective to help businesses thrive. Learn more.

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Our mission is to engage, educate, and empower black-owned businesses through advocacy, technical assistance, and capacity building services. Learn more.

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