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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Transportation CALTRANS</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
'''Division of Procurement and Contracts'''<br>
'''Division of Procurement and Contracts'''<br>
1727 30th Street<br>
1727 30th Street<br>
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<p>Information regarding certification of small businesses, or businesses owned by disabled veterans:</p>
<p>Information regarding certification of small businesses, or businesses owned by disabled veterans:</p>
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Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise and Small Business Certification Program<br>
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'''Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise and Small Business Certification Program'''<br>
707 3rd Street, 1st Floor - Room 400<br>
707 3rd Street, 1st Floor - Room 400<br>
West Sacramento, CA 95605<br>   
West Sacramento, CA 95605<br>   
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<p>Applicant screening, federal and state job tax credits, tax ID numbers:</p>
<p>Applicant screening, federal and state job tax credits, tax ID numbers:</p>
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'''Employment Development Department'''<br>  
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Employment Development Department</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
800 Capitol Mall<br>   
800 Capitol Mall<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>   
(916) 653-0707<br>
(916) 653-0707<br>
[http://www.edd,cahwnet.gov/ '''www.edd.cahwnet.gov''']<br>
[http://www.edd,cahwnet.gov/ '''www.edd.cahwnet.gov''']<br>
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proposals, provides referrals to development centers for small business, plus general information:</p>
proposals, provides referrals to development centers for small business, plus general information:</p>
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'''California Labor & Workforce Development Agency'''<br>  
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">California Labor & Workforce Development Agency</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
801 K Street, Ste 2101<br>
801 K Street, Ste 2101<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
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business ownership, and procurement assistance:</p>
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'''Small Business Administration'''<br>  
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Small Business Administration</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>  
409 3rd Street SW<br>
409 3rd Street SW<br>
Washington, DC 20416<br>   
Washington, DC 20416<br>   
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(704) 344-6640<br>
(704) 344-6640<br>
[http://www.sba,gov/ '''www.sba.gov]'''<br>
[http://www.sba,gov/ '''www.sba.gov]'''<br>
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Revision as of 16:47, 14 September 2010

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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Consumers may contact the following entities if interested in starting or improving their own businesses. To form a corporation, a consumer must contact the California Secretary of State for incorporation information.


STATE:

Federal funds for minority and women businesses:

Department of Transportation CALTRANS
Division of Procurement and Contracts
1727 30th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(866) 810-6346 (toll-free)
(916) 324-1700
www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/


Information regarding certification of small businesses, or businesses owned by disabled veterans:

Department of General Services
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise and Small Business Certification Program
707 3rd Street, 1st Floor - Room 400
West Sacramento, CA 95605
(916) 375-4940


Applicant screening, federal and state job tax credits, tax ID numbers:

Employment Development Department
800 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-0707
www.edd.cahwnet.gov


Promotes small business in California; provides technical assistance, loans, proposals, provides referrals to development centers for small business, plus general information:

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency
801 K Street, Ste 2101
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916)327-9064
www.labor.ca.gov


California's network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) links federal, state, educational and private resources designed for small business in the local community. The SBDCs provide one-stop access to free business counseling, planning, marketing, and training programs:

Commerce & Economic Development Program
www.labor.ca.gov


FEDERAL:

Business (start-up) counseling, publications, various forms of financial assistance, counseling, training, services and local assistance, for minorities, veterans, women business ownership, and procurement assistance:

Small Business Administration
409 3rd Street SW
Washington, DC 20416
(800) 827-5722
(704) 344-6640
www.sba.gov


Small Business Administration - District Field Offices:

Sacramento:
(916) 735-1700

San Francisco:
(415) 744-6820

Fresno:
(559) 487-5791

Los Angeles:
(818) 552-3215

San Diego:
(619) 557-7250

Santa Ana:
(714) 550-7420


Federal government agencies,services, program referrals:
Federal CitizenInformation Center
(888) 878-3256



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