Small Business Resources
Available Spaces in Downtown Fresno
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Small Business Development Center
The SBDC offers no-cost business mentors for people looking to start a business or improve their business practices. Mentors have real-world experience in their industry and can help entrepreneurs turn their idea into a viable business plan. The SBDC Also hosts workshops. Contact Tim Lambert at 559.288.9396 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access + Capital
Access + Capital provides assistance with loan preparation, workshops and ongoing trainings, business coaching for startups and existing businesses, and information and referral to other agencies
Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation
The FAHF provides resources, events, and grants for small business. They are currently accepting application for a Pitch Competition. Do you have a business idea or a small business that is ready to scale? Check out the website and informational to learn more.
Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce
The FMBCC provided a number of different business fundamental programs at no-cost to best educate yourself as a future business owner. From educational webinars to services in finance, marketing, legal, and more.
Central Valley SCORE Business Workshops
SCORE offers workshops focusing on various aspects of starting a business.
Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board
Offers a diverse range of no-cost services to business owners and future entrepreneurs. Call 559-230-4062 to get started.
Fresno Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fresno
The Fresno Chamber of Commerce holds a leadership class to give people the skills, motivation, and background to lead in this area successfully.
California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program
This is a grant program currently open to registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit entities that fall under performance art organizations. More info on the grant and how to apply is at the link
The Neighborhood Partnership Program
This grant is intended for community-based nonprofits to encourage people to practice Covid safety and get vaccinated. More info on who is eligible and on how to apply, is at the link.