All SCCLD locations will be CLOSED on Monday, October 12, 2020 for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. All library services will be unavailable.

Curbside Services are available, 1-5 p.m. or 3-7 p.m. (see your library's schedule).  Allow 1 week for returned items to be removed from account. No late fines. (Read More)

All SCCLD Libraries remain closed. 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

Financing

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.

Entrepreneur.com: Business Opportunities

A list of business opportunities from Entrepreneur.com. 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 Grants.gov

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.

AnewAmerica

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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