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2022-23 State Budget; Register for our MicroLenders Forum!

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MicroLenders Forum

This year Governor Newsom and the state legislature have given us plenty to be proud of as the final budget for the 2022-23 year awaits the final vote and signature. At the same time, the budget falls short in several places.

The good news is that the state is making serious investments in the small business ecosystem – with funding for thee Technical Assistance Expansion Program (TAEP)Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), and the Women’s Business Centers.

Read more on the breakdown of the budget on our blog post “Final 2022-23 State Budget (AB/SB 178/193) for Small Business.

MicroLenders Forum

Registration is open for our MicroLenders Forum! It will be in person in the San Francisco area on September 15, 2022, exact location TBD. Mark your calendars!

We want to showcase the innovative work that our members have done during the pandemic and are soliciting proposals, due by August 1, 2022Download our call for presenters.

Professional Development

We have two upcoming opportunities for you and your staff to join us on!

Click on the links to learn more and register now before all the spaces are filled!

The Goodies

Grant Opportunity

Take Action

  • Support SB 1407, the CA Employee Ownership Act.
  • Support SB 907, it will help low-income families access fresh, nutritious food at their local farmers’ markets.

Other Goodies