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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

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
and lenders.

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.