Rebuilding Better Grant

CAMEO is excited to announce we received the Rebuilding Better grant from Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to do policy work around racial justice. CAMEO was one of 21 organizations that was selected to support activities that engage entrepreneurs in advocacy. Congrats to our other colleagues that include AEO, RCAC, Common Future, and Micro Enterprise Services

CAMEO’s Loan Loss Reserve Program

Congratulations CAMEO Grantees! We are pleased to announce the grantees of CAMEO’s Loan Loss Reserve Program sponsored by Union Bank. Five microlenders will receive grants of $9,000 each for loan loss reserves to support their microlending to entrepreneurs of color in California. We know that CDFI’s need access to flexible grant dollars for loan loss

Changes in COVID Relief Assistance

Recent events have some federal programs ending and others beginning.  And California is has some support to fill the gaps. Unemployment  On Saturday, September 4, 2021 most federal unemployment benefits will expire, including Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Unemployment Emergency Compensation (PEUC), the $300 Federal Additional Compensation (PAC) (also known as Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation