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The mission of the Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California is to create and grow sustainable small businesses and job development by supporting micro business development agencies.
We will implement a three year (2022-2025) strategic plan that will convene, build, and support the work of our Partners dedicated to small business development. What follows is a list of our key Partners and the strategies the Collaborative will implement to secure mutual success.
Small Business Programs
Banks and credit unions are often the first connection a small business owner makes when searching to start or grow a business. Financial institutions offer a number of services that are key to a small business operation, such as credit cards, lines of credit, payroll services, and business checking and savings accounts. Bank branch staff and business loan officers want to build long term relationships with business owners and look to small business programs to help with that effort. Financial institution staff wants a) to give the proper referrals that will help business owners address their needs and they want b) to retain their customers while working in partnership with Small Business Programs. The following is a list of action the Microenterprise Collaborative will implement to support the partnerships of Financial Institutions and Small Business Programs:
Corporate and Community Foundations
The Microenterprise Collaborative must have the capacity to lead small business development efforts in the region. What follows are the essential elements the Collaborative needs to achieve strong organizational capacity.
The Microenterprise Collaborative will measure success in the following ways: