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CAMEO Calendar

Central Coast Regional Meeting Join your colleagues and CAMEO on September 14, 2021 at 3:00pm as we discuss what entrepreneurial success looks like from a client and organizational perspective in the recovery.

Entrepreneurship Advantage Meet Up Our LA collaborative meets on September 23, 2021 at 11:00am to discuss two cool new platforms that can help your clients with digital marketing.

San Francisco Bay Resource Partners Meeting on September 23, 2021 at 3:00pm. Our topic: Fintech. It is here to stay. We’ve discussed the dangers of predatory online financing products. Can the technology be used for good? How do we harness it to improve equity outcomes? 

This year’s MicroLenders Forum will focus on changes in the lending landscape due to COVID will affect your underwriting and risk managment strategies. Join us on September 29, 2021 at 10:00am for one of our favorite events of the year.

Microlending Essentials (MiLEs) Our popular microlending underwriting class will be held on October 25 – 29, 2021 for the CDFI staff and business-coaches. This introductory training covers multiple analyses: global cash, credit history, debt-to-income, and bank statement. We will sell out, so don’t wait to register.

CAMEO 2021 Impact Survey

Make sure your organization fills out our Annual Member Impact Census By collecting this information, CAMEO will have the data to advocate for important federal and statewide resources like pandemic recovery funds.

Our survey is open until September 29, 2021. According to Kurt Clark, Lead Center Director for the Central Valley SBDCs, it only took him 10 minutes.

If you have questions or need help filling out the Impact Census, register for our listening session on September 17, 11:00 am PT.

Member Kudos

Congrats to the 3 CAMEO members – Accion Opportunity Fund, California Statewide CDC, and Lendistry who received $145 million in New Market Tax Credits from the U.S. Treasury to spur investment and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities. A total of 10 Californian organizations will receive a total of $505 million.

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