Your connection to small business support and resources in Inland Southern California.
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What we do...
WE CONNECT YOU TO SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT AND RESOURCES
We serve as the portal of small business support and resources in Inland Southern California, connecting small business owners to the help and support they need to start and run successful businesses.
Small Business Loan Resources
Looking for small business grant and loan resources to help your business bounce back? Visit our curated grant and loan resource page.
Micro-Business Development in Inland Southern California is Growing
HOW DO WE SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES?
The Small Business Assistance Tool Connects You to Helpful Resources and Support
Provide information about your business and what you’re looking for, review the resources that are vetted to your needs, and contact a resource to get the help and support you need. It’s free!
Finance & Assistance
Get connected to one of our partners and recieve the assistance your business needs.
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Palbinder Badesha Finds Assistance at IEWBC
“I began working with IEWBC in 2005 while in the process of establishing an Express Employment Professionals franchise. I have returned to IEWBC consistently over the years for assistance and consider the organization a valued and trusted advisor! Today, I own a building and have achieved success despite the recession and COVID. I am proud to share that we have provided over 16,000 jobs in the region and thus contributed to the direct growth of the companies we serve.”
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Small businesses need access to business advice, loans and training
Microenterprises (or micro-businesses) are those that have fewer than 5 employees. That’s over 90 percent of the businesses that operate in inland Southern California. Successful microenterprises create jobs, generate tax revenue, supply needed goods and services, and improve the local economy.
Do you support small businesses?
Join forces with organizations who serve small businesses in Southern California.
Your customers, clients, members or constituents may need advice with marketing, financial management, human resources, or tax management. They may need to develop a business plan to help think through their product or service offerings and launch their businesses.
Check out the resources listed under Small Business Assistance to gain access to business counseling and workshops.
Are they having difficulty getting capital needed to start or grow the business?
The microlenders listed under Small Business Financing are equipped to work with the special needs of new and growing small businesses. No need to worry about choosing the correct referral. All small business assistance agencies and microlenders work together to connect your customer to the correct resource for their needs.
Want to become a partner?
Become a Partner of the Microenterprise Collaborative and receive information on the programs and services offered in the region to help small businesses be successful.
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Microenterprise Collaborative is listed on GuideStar
Visit our GuideStar profile page to review the most up-to-date nonprofit data available. Learn more about our organization’s current programs, the problems we aim to solve and verify our accomplishments.