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Selling Your Loans

Webinar Description: Join CAMEO and learn how your CDFI can expand your microlending mission and impact faster through loan sales with the Entrepreneur Backed Assets (EBA) Fund and guarantees through the Cal Southern Small Business Development Corporation. The EBA Fund helps CDFIs reliably raise capital from their portfolio and generate a higher return than holding

We Look Forward To The New Year; Selling Your Loans Webinar Today!

In This Must Know… CAMEO’s Upcoming Calendar: On Tap for January and February! It’s not too late! Join us for our Selling Your Loans Webinar today at 11:00am PT! Congrats to the CAMEO members who received FA Awards This week’s Goodie highlight is the President signed an EO, Transforming Federal Customer Experience and Service Delivery to Rebuild Trust in Government. On

Learn About LenderFit

Webinar Description: More capital is available for CDFIs than ever before; so the ability to deploy funds quickly without requiring staff to work overtime is critical. You’ve likely experienced some amount of staff burnout over the past 18 months with the acceleration of demand and application volume. Pre-existing application processes that required excessive email and/or

Charlie Mercado, Gamepoint Basketball

Gamepoint Basketball based out of Oceanside, California is an elite youth basketball club founded by Charlie Mercado in 2004 and serves young men ages 9-17. Charlie founded the business to give back to his community and stay connected to the sport he loved playing growing up and in college. Currently heading into its 18th season with locations in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties, Charlie credits his amazing staff of 11 coaches and over thousands of players for Gamepoint’s success.

CDFI Incubator Webinars; Language and Cultural Accessibility RFP

In This Must Know… Join us for “Selling Your Loan Portfolio“ Apply for our Language and Cultural Accessibility RFP by December 15, 2021 Recruiting for 2022 CDFI Essentials cohort  CAMEO has been all over the news! This week’s Goodie highlight is 2022 nominations for National Small Business Week Awards are now open! CDFI Incubator Webinars Join CAMEO and learn how your CDFI can

Reforms to Increase Equity and Level the Playing Field for Underserved Small Business Owners

The federal government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, buying everything from software and building construction to financial and asset management—making its procurement a powerful tool to advance equity and build wealth in underserved communities. Despite this, less than 10 percent of federal agencies’ total eligible contracting dollars typically go

CAMEO Annual Member Meeting

Thank you for those that attended our CAMEO Annual Member Meeting! We appreciate you taking the time to listen to our 2021 highlights and plans for 2022. We couldn’t do the work that we do without all of you, our staff, and amazing board members.  Thank you Jesse Torres, our CAMEO Board President from ArroyoWest LLC

New CAMEO Board Members; CDFI Incubator Webinars

In This Must Know… Congrats to our new CAMEO Board Members! Join us for our CDFI Incubator Webinars Shop local! Shop our CAMEO Holiday Gift Guide 2021 CAMEO in the News: Carolina was on Univision 34 Los Angeles talking about resources for micro-businesses in California This week’s Goodie highlight is a CAMEO Board Member In The News: Horacio Mendez talks about how prioritizing

CAMEO Holiday Gift Guide 2021

After a tough 20 months, we need to support small businesses more than ever during the holiday shopping season. Luckily, many CAMEO members are putting together guides and lists of their small business clients to make it as easy as possible to find the perfect gift for family and friends while keeping our local economies