New Address: Two Embarcadero Center, 8th floor, San Francisco, CA 94111     

Take Action: Support SB 33 | Tips and Resources after 3 Years of COVID

Our hearts go out to our members and their clients whose communities have been devastated by recent flooding. If there are needs we can pass on to our funders, please let us know. In this Must Know… Take Action: Support SB 33 SB 1235, passed in 2018, extended truth-in-lending disclosures to small business financing, allowing business

Next Week: Strategic Management Framework Courses | NCRC Conference

In this Must Know… Next Week: Strategic Management Framework Courses CDFIs need a robust strategic management framework in order to achieve a strong performance and reach their service goals. To this end, CAMEO’s National CDFI Academy created the Strategic Management Framework Course Series for CDFI senior staff and board leadership. The four-course series will be offered over

CAMEO Is Moving to A New Office | Upcoming CAMEO Events

In this Must Know… CAMEO Is Moving to A New Office After many years at Hallidie Plaza, CAMEO is moving! Our new address is: CAMEO Two Embarcadero Center, 8th floor San Francisco CA 94111. Please make a note of our new address for your records. And come visit! Upcoming CAMEO Events This month, CAMEO is

Strategic Management Framework Courses for CDFIs | Staffing Changes

In this Must Know… Strategic Management Framework Courses for CDFIs Last fall, at the Clinton Global Initiative 2022 Meeting, CAMEO made a commitment to develop and launch a National CDFI Academy that would provide professional training and resources to thousands of CDFI staff members across the country. We are very excited to see the first major track

2023 State of the Union | Legislative Briefing Tomorrow

In this Must Know… 2023 State of the Union On Tuesday night, President Joe Biden delivered his second State of the Union address before Congress. As expected, the President focused on post-pandemic economic recovery along with his administration’s accomplishments and future plans. With regards to small business, he mentioned the 10 million Americans who applied to

Digital Literacy Resources | ICYMI: Maximize Your CAMEO Membership

Digital Literacy and Fluency Resources In a post-COVID-19 world, being able to operate digitally is not optional for small businesses that wish to succeed. CAMEO convened a roundtable of practitioners, stakeholders, and clients to determine the skills needed to survive and thrive in the new digital economy. The result is a compilation of resources for

Disaster Loans & Resources | New Member Meeting

In this Must Know… SBA Disaster Loans & Other Resources In response to the severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides happening across California this winter, SBA is making disaster loans available to eligible small businesses and nonprofits. The application deadline for physical damage loans is March 15, 2023 while the deadline for economic injury loans is October16, 2023. For

Upcoming CAMEO Events | California State Budget

In this Must Know… January/February CAMEO Calendar CAMEO is starting off the year with a bang, offering two great events for CDFIs plus a warm welcome to all our new members. Don’t miss out! California State Budget FY2023 Governor Newsom’s proposed FY2023-24 budget will maintain funding for programs like the State Small Business Credit Initiative and