California Rebuilding Fund

Gov. Gavin Newsom just announced a new loan program built to support California’s small businesses as they adapt and navigate the effects of COVID-19. The California Rebuilding Fund is a partnership between public and private sector entities to provide California small businesses—particularly businesses in underbanked parts of the state—with access to responsible, affordable capital to…

PRESS RELEASE – Access Plus Capital uses federal and state funding to help businesses recover due to COVID-19

FRESNO, CA: Access Plus Capital is now able to provide full wrap-around services, help more small businesses, and expand jobs in underserved communities throughout the Central Valley. The $503,000 in new funding will support Access Plus Capital’s newly created Business Services Department, which provides no-cost support before and after the loan process, one-on-one business coaching,…

Introducing the Nanoloan Program

Today, more than ever, businesses need a quick loan application process. That’s where our nanoloan product comes in. The nanoloan program provides fast turnaround loans for targeted business needs. With a streamlined application and approval process, we can provide nanoloan funding within just seven business days. This loan is specifically designed for businesses who might…

Access Plus Capital PRO Neighborhoods Initiative

Economic opportunity is closely tied to neighborhood conditions. Low income families in areas with better resources, education, health, and employment opportunities, have a greater economic opportunity. To address this problem, JP Morgan Chase developed the PRO Neighborhoods Initiative, or Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods. In 2018, Access Plus Capital partnered with Central Valley Community…

San Benito Loan Fund Extension

Last month, we were overjoyed to share with you the success of our San Benito Loan Fund, now we’re even more pleased to announce that the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, has announced the Economic Development Administration is awarding $15 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds.  …

Thank You, Salam!

This July, we bid farewell and happy retirement to our dear friend and founder, Salam, Salam Nalia was the Chief Executive Officer of Access Plus Capital and the Chief Financial Officer of our parent organization, Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC). He founded Access Plus Capital, then Fresno CDFI, in 2008 and under his leadership, Fresno CDFI grew from…