Since 2009, Access Plus Capital has helped Central Californian entrepreneurs launch, maintain, and grow their businesses – by providing the funding and training business owners need to succeed. Our mission is to see the communities we work within flourish, powered by the strength of successful local businesses.
2019 Annual Report
How We Celebrated a Decade of Success – and Prepared for Decades More
In 2019, we provided area business owners with nearly $6.7 million in funding – a roughly 240% increase from 2018.
2019 By the Numbers
From Numbers to Reality
- Caucasian (45%)
- Hispanic (26%)
- African-American (9%)
- Asian (8%)
- Native American (1%)
- Other/Nondisclosed (7%)
- Fresno County (46%)
- Merced County (17%)
- Kern County (7%)
- Stanislaus County (10%)
- Tulare County (4%)
- Downtown Fresno (2%)
- Other (7%)
Empowering and Advocating for Area Business Owners
Each year, we host technical assistance and training workshops for local entrepreneurs, and we attend events and policy sessions to advocate for their interests.
- Fresno DRIVE
- The San Joaquin Valley CRA Coalition
- The Small Business Borrowers Bill of Rights
- CRA Modernization
- Responsible Business Lending Coalition
- Central Valley Small Business Development Center
- Fresno EOC
- Fresno community capital collaborative
- Small Business Majority
- Opportunity Stanislaus
- Kern Community Action Partnership
These workshops, events, and advocacy sessions ensure our clients are equipped with not just funding, but the additional tools, knowledge, and support they need to succeed.
Hakim Hampton gained just as much from our financial literacy classes as his loan.
The People Behind Our 2019 Success
2019 was a milestone for Access Plus Capital, and we want to thank everyone who helped us achieve our decade of success. We cannot and do not do our work alone – and it’s only because of our partners, board, staff, clients, and community that we had our most successful year yet.