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California Small Biz Programs! Rebuilding Fund, Grants for Venues, Support for TA

In This Must Know… Help get the word out about the California Rebuilding Fund CA Venues Grant Program Congrats to TAEP Program Recipients Our CAMEO Annual Member Meeting is on December 2, 2021 This week’s Goodie highlight is SBA to Host National Veterans Small Business Week November 1-5 CA Rebuilding Fund for Long Term Recovery The California Rebuilding Fund is a partnership between public

Ken Granderson and Dale Dowdie, Black Facts is the longest-running data-driven repository of Black history on the internet. was created in 1997 by Ken Granderson and Dale Dowdie, two black technologists, who saw there wasn’t a place to get facts about African-Americans online, so they built a place for Black communities to be in control of their narratives. A labor of love for over 25 years, Ken and Dale nurtured this site with no outside investment – no big team, no big venture capital dollars.

2021 Wrap-Up: 8 New CA Laws Impact Nonprofits

Thanks to our colleagues at CalNonprofits who pulled together the legislation that California passed in the FY 20-21 legislative session that will affect nonprofits. AB 488 Under this new law, platforms will have to disclose all processing fees upfront. They’ll need to get consent, in most cases, before using a nonprofit’s name to solicit funds.

CA Rebuilding Fund for Long Term Recovery; Prosperity Now Scorecard

In This Must Know… The California Rebuilding Fund will help with long-term recovery California Ranks 15th in Prosperity Now’s Scorecard SBA Requests for Comments on their Strategic Plan CAMEO is hiring a Policy Specialist Update: LA County recently extended its commercial eviction protections This week’s Goodie highlight is to encourage your clients to take the Federal Reserve’s Small Business Credit Survey by November 19,

California Ranks 15th in Prosperity Now’s Scorecard

Our colleagues at Prosperity Now prepare an annual Scorecard on the state of economic inequality.  The Scorecard is “a comprehensive resource for data on household financial health, racial economic inequality and policy recommendations to help put everyone in our country on a path to prosperity.”  It recently became available at the local level for cities,

2020 CA Small Business Credit Survey; Commercial Eviction Moratorium Ends

In This Must Know… The 2020 Federal Reserve California Small Business Credit Survey The Commercial Eviction Moratorium Ends CAMEO is profiled in “Building Organizational Capabilities in Service of Equitable and Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems“ Our October MicroLending Essentials is sold out! Email Liza to get on the wait list for the next class! California celebrates Women’s Small Business Month as one of the

Commercial Eviction Moratorium Ends

The Governor’s Executive Order on commercial the eviction moratorium, expired on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Thus, ended the protections that prevented commercial evictions of small businesses and non-profit organizations for nonpayment of rent. Back rent may be due in full depending on the payment plan or other agreement negotiated between the tenant and landlord. Several

Congresswoman Judy Chu on Federal Small Business Assistance

In her video, Judy addresses Federal Assistance for small business that has happened so far, and dives into what is in the works. She goes into depth of the PPP program where $800 billion went to small businesses through forgivable loans. This allowed businesses to keep employees on payroll when their businesses were not able to operate during the height of the

Help with the Fed’s Small Biz Credit Survey; CA Rebuilding Fund

In This Must Know… We need your help with the Federal Reserve’s Small Biz Credit Survey! The California Rebuilding Fund is relaunched! October is Hispanic Heritage Month CAMEO is hiring a Policy Specialist Happy National Women’s Small Business Month – check out our women success stories! One ticket remains for MicroLending Essentials Carolina Martinez, our CEO, joins the board of directors for Pacific