CAMEO Is Everywhere! OFN Last Week, California Economic Summit This Week!

In This Must Know… Carolina and Emily were in New York last week at the Opportunity Finance Network Conference! Heidi and Carolina are at the California Economic Summit this week! Mark your calendar – Small Business Saturday is on November 26, 2022! Adriana Eiriz, VP of Partnerships at Accion Opportunity Fund, joined KFROG radio to discuss everything small business owners should know about the

Jorge Ochoa, Leonora Goat Dairy

Meet Jorge Ochoa, owner of a goat dairy farm called Leonora Goat Dairy. Jorge grew up in Mexico where his family has a rich history of working with animals on a farm. When he came to the United States, he wanted to carry on his family’s legacy and start a farm of his own. He heard about our services on the radio, and reached out to us to be a co-pilot in his new venture.

Denise Doss, Niecy’s Delight

Meet Denise Doss the owner of Niecy’s Delight.  She specializes in production of a pound cake recipe developed by her 103-year-old Grandmother, Carrie Doss of Littlerock, Arkansas. She currently produces three flavors, Pure Vanilla, Classic Lemon, and Forever Pineapple

Deadlines: CA Rebuilding Fund and Fed’s Small Business Credit Survey!

In This Must Know… Join us for Centering Women Business Owners in an Economic Recovery on September 29, 2022, The California Rebuilding Fund has more money! Tell your clients to apply by November 15, 2022 For Your Clients: Fill out The Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey by November 18, 2022 Using Technical Assistance to Improve Minority and Rural Small Business Access to Capital CAMEO In The News: Carolina is

Deadlines: CA Rebuilding Fund and Fed’s Small Business Credit Survey!

In this Must Know… The California Rebuilding Fund has more money! Tell your clients to apply by November 15, 2022 For Your Clients: Fill out The Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey by November 18, 2022 Using Technical Assistance to Improve Minority and Rural Small Business Access to Capital CAMEO In The News: Carolina is featured on The Hack Your Business podcast: Hack My Business: The Key To Finding The Support

Hate Has No Place; Racial Equity in Small Business Lending

In This Must Know… Hate Has No Place in California’s Leadership Confronting Racial Inequity in Small Business Lending ICYMI: CAMEO Commits to Launch National CDFI Academy Two CAMEO members are running for the OFN board! This week’s Goodie highlight is to join the SBA for their Cyber Summit on October 26, 2022 at 9:00am PT! Hate Has No Place in California’s Leadership California is

California Bill Wrap Up! Tell Your Clients CA Rebuilding Fund Re-opened

In This Must Know… Microbusiness Bills in the 2021-22 California Leg Season For Your Clients:The CA Rebuilding Fund has more money! (spread the word) Member Kudos: Our members are killing it — everywhere! CAMEO In The News: Carolina has been all over the news! This week’s Goodie highlight is that the The CDFI Fund Requests for Public Comment: FY

Microbusiness Bills in the 2021-22 California Leg Season

The 2022-23 legislative session was successful for CAMEO. CAMEO supported 17 bills, 11 were signed into law by Governor Newsom, and 6 bills died in the legislative process. Out of the 17 bills, 9 were CAMEO priority bills, meaning they had direct impact on our members , the microbusiness ecosystem or small and micro businesses

CAMEO’s Strategic Framework for 2023-2025

CAMEO 2023-2025 Strategic Framework Download the framework to learn more. INCUBATION: Build the CAMEO Academy into a national leader in micro enterprise incubation that offers training and capacity building support for all players in the ecosystem. Foster micro enterprise ecosystem building through the growth of organizations and collaboratives in California as well as statewide coalitions nationally.