Very Small Biz Creates Jobs in Sac Bee

Creating small businesses is a key job-generating strategy By Claudia Viek Special to The Bee Published: Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 11A The California state budget was passed with a 1 percent cut in the sales tax, with a hope for $8.3 billion in unexpected revenue growth and without Republican support.

State Funding Sources for Micro

The following agencies and programs are instrumental for the creation and sustainability of Micro Enterprise development: California Capital Access Program The California Capital Access Program (CalCAP) encourages banks and other financial institutions to loan to small businesses that fall outside of their conventional underwriting standards. CalCAP is a form of loan portfolio insurance which may

Federal Funding Sources for Micro

The following agencies and programs are instrumental for the creation and sustainability of Micro Enterprise development: Small Business Administration (SBA) PRIME (Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs) Provides assistance to various organizations that help low-income entrepreneurs who lack sufficient training and education to gain access to capital to establish and expand their small businesses. Microloan Program

Support For AT&T Disabled Vet Program

This afternoon, Claudia Viek and Shufina English will testify at a PUC hearing on the benefits of AT&T’s grant to our Disabled Vet Program. Below is the Press Release issued by CAMEO member, National Asian American Coalition. PUBLIC UTILITIES HEARING ON AT&T/T-MOBILE MERGER Minority, Business, Church and Consumer Groups Urge a Focus on Job Creation,

Micro Enterprise Is Big at CGI America

The Clinton Global Initiative held its first America conference in Chicago this week. President Clinton explained the purpose of the gathering, “CGI America will bring together leaders from business, nonprofits, and government to develop new ideas for generating jobs now in the U.S.” Guess who was there?  CAMEO members and friends, including: *Opportunity Fund *AEO