All SCCLD libraries will be CLOSED Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All library services will be unavailable.

Walk up and curbside holds pickup services are available (see your library's schedule).  Lobby service has changed to walk up as of Monday, Nov 30.  (Read More)

Limited services are available, including walk up and curbside services.  Virtual programs and library support (Ask Us) are available Mon-Sat (excluding holidays). Some services listed in our website are currently unavailable.  View our list of currently available services

Small Business Resources Guide

Financial Resources

Read Up on Finances and Funding


Loans, investments, crowdfunding, and more.

Find Financial Help

California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

Search for business brokers and available businesses by county and industry. Business Opportunities

A list of business opportunities from Find tools and training to help you start your own business on a budget.

State of California Employee Development Department

Resources and services for unemployment and disability insurance, workers' compensation, job and training resources, and more.

Fund Your Small Business

Apply for a Federal Grant at

Find and apply for federal grants. Contains more than 1,000 different grant programs across all 26 federal grant-making agencies.

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Renaissance is a nonprofit service that helps start-ups plan, launch, and grow.

Working Solutions: Financing Bay Area Entrepreneurs

This certified nonprofit provides start-up and early-stage financing and business consulting.

More Funding Resources

Alliance for Community Development

Non-profit organization aimed at increasing access to capital for minorities, women, and disabled veteran entrepreneurs.


Small business training, coaching, and resources for new Americans.

Minority Business Development Agency

U.S. Department of Commerce agency for minority business owners offering business consulting, loans and grants, research and data, and more.

Veterans Business Outreach Center

Education and services for veteran-owned small businesses focusing on business development, technology deployment and e-commerce.
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