Access Plus Capital supports Small Business Borrower’s Bill of Rights

Access Plus Capital is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving Central California’s small businesses through a variety of financial products and services from start-up funds for entrepreneurs, to loans up to $500,000 for more established businesses. With offices in Fresno and Bakersfield, they have a mission to create economic opportunities and build wealth in the…


Bank of the West Gives $300,000 to Support Small Businesses and Jobs in California’s Central Valley

Bank of the West announced $300,000 in grants today to support small business growth and job creation in California’s Central Valley.

Four nonprofits will receive $75,000 each to support entrepreneurs and small business owners and also spur regional job growth. The grants will directly fund programs that start, strengthen, and grow businesses from San Joaquin to KernCounties.

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Fresno CDFI Sponsors Week of Discovering Business Opportunities for a Better Blackstone

The Better Blackstone Association is excited to announce our Week of Discovering Business Opportunities for a Better Blackstone, November 16-19, 2015! With experts from various fields of corridor revitalization, we’ll be offering a number opportunities to learn and connect with others who believe a “Better Blackstone Means a Better Fresno!”  Michele Reeves from CIVILIS Consulting,…