The California Department of General Services' Web site provides information helps you understand how your firm can become a potential supplier to the State of California and how the State buys products and services.
The California Economic Development Partnership was established as an interagency Cabinet team to coordinate all State government economic development activities. The Partnership brings together state resources in collaboration with regional and local economic development organizations and other resources to retain, expand and attract jobs in California.
The California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) certifies Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), i.e., minority and women-owned businesses, who want to participate in federally-funded transportation-related contracting opportunities.
The Northern California Supplier Development Council's (NCSDC) mission is to facilitate access to contracting opportunities between certified MBEs and corporate/public purchasers. NCSDC provides MBE certification, networking opportunities, and access to corporate and MBE contacts.
The State Assistance Fund For Enterprise, Business And Industrial Development Corporation (SAFE-BIDCO) offers a variety of solutions for your financial needs, including: Microloans - Energy Efficiency Loans - SBA Loans - Loan/Line of Credit Guarantees - and more.
The largest portion of the Secretary of State's office, the Business Programs Division provides online resources and services to businesses, easily connecting people with electronic versions of important documents and handbooks, searchable lists of registered businesses, a step-by-step guide to starting a business, and assistance for international businesses.
The CalChamber is a comprehensive business resource. From international trade guidelines to industry networking, we've got the information businesses need. Businesses up and down the state rely on our daily news updates, legislative analyses and educational forums.