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<big>'''STATE:'''</big><br>
<big>'''STATE:'''</big><br>
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<p>Federal funds for minority and women businesses:</p> 
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<p>'''Federal funds for minority and women businesses:'''</p>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Transportation CALTRANS</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Department of Transportation CALTRANS'''<br>  
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'''Division of Procurement and Contracts'''<br>
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1823 14th Street<br>
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1727 30th Street<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>   
(866) 810-6346 (toll-free)<br>
(866) 810-6346 (toll-free)<br>
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<p>'''Information regarding certification of small businesses, or businesses owned by disabled veterans:'''</p>
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<p>Information regarding certification of small businesses, or businesses owned by disabled veterans:</p>
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'''Department of General Services'''<br>  
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Office of Small Business<br>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of General Services</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>  
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Certification and Resources<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>   
(916) 375-4940<br>
(916) 375-4940<br>
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(916) 375-4950<br>
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<p>'''Applicant screening, federal and state job tax credits, tax ID numbers:'''</p>
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<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>   
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<p>'''Promotes small business in California; provides technical assistance, loans,
 
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proposals, provides referrals to development centers for small business, plus general information:'''</p>
 
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'''Commerce and Economic Development Program'''<br>
 
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980 9th Street<br>
 
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Sacramento, CA 95814<br> 
 
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(916) 323-5400<br>
 
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<p>Promotes small business in California; provides technical assistance, loans,
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proposals, provides referrals to development centers for small business, plus general information:</p>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">California Labor & Workforce Development Agency</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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800 Capitol Mall, MIC-55<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
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(916) 653-9900<br>
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[http://www.labor.ca.gov/contactindex.htm/ '''www.labor.ca.gov''']<br>
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<p>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:</p>
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<p>'''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:'''</p>
 
'''Commerce & Economic Development Program'''<br>
'''Commerce & Economic Development Program'''<br>
[http://www.labor.ca.gov/cedp/default.htm '''www.labor.ca.gov]'''<br>
[http://www.labor.ca.gov/cedp/default.htm '''www.labor.ca.gov]'''<br>
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<p>'''The Enterprise Zone Program targets economically distressed areas throughout California. Special state and local incentives encourage business investment and promote the creation of new jobs. Contact the local zone first for all eligibility, vouchering and other questions:'''</p>
 
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'''Commerce & Economic Development Program Enterprise Zones'''<br>
 
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[http://www.caez.org/Programs/ '''www.caez.org]'''<br>
 
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<big>'''FEDERAL:'''</big><br>
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'''FEDERAL:'''<br>  
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<p>Business (start-up) counseling, publications, various forms of financial assistance, counseling, training, services and local assistance, for minorities, veterans, women
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business ownership, and procurement assistance:</p>
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<p>'''Business (start-up) counseling, publications, various forms of financial assistance, counseling, training, services and local assistance, for minorities, veterans, women
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">US Small Business Administration</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>  
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business ownership, and procurement assistance:'''</p>
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409 3rd Street SW<br>
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Washington, DC 20416<br>   
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'''Small Business Administration'''<br>  
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1110 Vermont Ave NW, 9th Floor<br>
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(202) 606-4000<br>
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Washington, DC 20005<br>   
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(800) 827-5722<br>   
(800) 827-5722<br>   
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(704) 344-6640<br>
[http://www.sba,gov/ '''www.sba.gov]'''<br>
[http://www.sba,gov/ '''www.sba.gov]'''<br>
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'''Small Business Administration - District Field Offices:'''<br>
'''Small Business Administration - District Field Offices:'''<br>
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'''Sacramento:'''   (916) 930-3700<br>
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'''Sacramento:'''<br>
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'''San Francisco:'''(415) 744-6820<br>
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(916) 735-1700<br>
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'''Fresno:'''      (559) 487-5791<br> 
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'''Los Angeles:'''  (818) 552-3210<br> 
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'''San Francisco:'''<br>
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'''San Diego:'''   (619) 557-7252<br>
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(415) 744-6820<br>  
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'''Santa Ana:'''    (714) 550-7420<br>
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'''Fresno:'''<br>     
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(559) 487-5791<br> 
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Federal government agencies,services, program referrals:<br>
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'''Los Angeles:'''<br>
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'''Federal Information Center'''<br>  
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(818) 552-3215<br>
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(800) 333-4636<br>  
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'''San Diego:'''<br>   
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(619) 557-7250<br>
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<p>'''Publications available:''' None are offered by the Consumer Information Center</p>
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'''Santa Ana:'''<br>  
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<p>'''See also:''' None</p>  
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(714) 550-7420<br>
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<p>'''Other referrals:''' None</p> <br>  
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Federal government agencies,services, program referrals:<br>
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'''Federal CitizenInformation Center'''<br>  
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(888) 878-3256<br>  

Latest revision as of 21:34, 17 February 2012

735-Other State Agencies

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
(916) 375-4950


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
800 Capitol Mall, MIC-55
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-9900
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:

US 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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