SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman Will be a Passionate Small Business Advocate

Statement by Carolina Martinez, CEO of CAMEO, California’s statewide micro-business network, on today’s Senate confirmation of Isabel Guzman as Administrator of the Small Business Administration. San Francisco, March 16, 2021—Isabel Guzman’s confirmation as Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) today puts an ardent small business advocate with a strong track record at the helm of an

COVID Aid Package Includes $50B for Small Biz | Listening Session on Stimulus Bill

In this Must Know…  COVID Aid Package Includes $50B for Small Business Join us on March 16, 2021 at 10:30am PST for a listening session on the stimulus bill Regional Virtual Meetings Join us for a new Train-the-Trainer webinar on the California Relief Grant Program TODAY at 3:00pm PST. Microlending Essentials Online: Spring 2021 is sold out. Join the waiting list here.

COVID Aid Package Includes $50 Billion for Small Business

Today, House Democrats passed the Senate-amended version of the $1.9 trillion COVID aid package, sending the bill to the President’s desk for signature. The White House announced Biden will sign the bill into law on Friday. The bill includes $50 billion in aid to small businesses. Read a summary of the small business provisions, courtesy

California Small Biz Relief Updates |Targeted EIDL Advance for Small Biz

In this Must Know…  California Small Business Relief Updates Targeted EIDL Advance CAMEO Academy Programs Breaking News: The Treasury Department will invest $9 billion in CDFIs and MDIs through the Emergency Capital Investment Program. CAMEO is hiring an Outreach Specialist/Manager This week’s Goodie highlight is Citi Foundation’s $25 million RFP for non-profits that provide technical assistance to small businesses owned by

Teri Beckett, SKS Engineering and Planning, Inc.

Teri Beckett is the founder, President, and Chief Engineer of SKS Engineering and Planning, Inc. As a civil engineer, ocean engineer, and arborist leading a team of four, Teri works to ensure coastal construction projects are environmentally compliant.  

New Funding Rounds for CA Relief Grant Program

GO-Biz has announced the timelines for 3 additional rounds of funding for the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program. Round 3 (waitlisted applicants from Rounds 1 and 2): Friday, March 5th through Thursday, March 11th, 2021 Eligible applicants: This is a closed round and only available to eligible applicants who were waitlisted in Rounds 1 and