Through a collaboration with Stanford GSB Executive Education, LBAN (Latino Business Action Network 501c3) offers a custom, nationally available 6-week online education course for business leaders interested in building highly scalable companies. The program provides them with the knowledge, skills, mentors, and access to capital they need to become successful. The online program is based on a course developed by Stanford GSB professors Huggy Rao and Bob Sutton, internationally recognized experts in scaling businesses.
Working Solutions is a 501c3 organization that provides San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. We fund entrepreneurs with loans from $5,000 to $50,000 in all 9 Bay Area Counties and provide every business with business coaching, mentorship, and resources.
The Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) is a business advocacy organization based in Sherman Oaks that represents employers throughout the Los Angeles County region at the local, state and federal levels of government.
Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC) is the largest nonprofit minority business advocacy organization in the region, representing the interests of more than 600,000 Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), serving nearly 1,700 SCMSDC-Certified MBEs and 300 corporate members throughout a 13-county service area.
Small Business California (SB-CAL) is a proactive, non-partisan business advocacy organization whose only agenda is the well being of California small businesses. Working for all California small businesses for a better business environment. SB-Cal is responsive to the needs of California small business owners.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 375 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and contribute more than $3 trillion to the worldwide economy.
The Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits (SVCN) is an organizational development group with a network of 200 members and a focus on public policy, providing immediate influence for nonprofits within key government and foundation arenas. The SVCN convenes the nonprofit voice to focus on health and human service public policy issues, ensuring the nonprofit sector's voice is heard by advocating on behalf of them and educating policy makers on the importance of the nonprofit sector.
The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce is the only U.S. Chamber of Commerce accredited organization in San Diego County. It works to build vibrant communities through stronger commerce and strives to be a recognized and respected advisor, partner and advocate for business. The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce forages collaborative relationships between its members, vendors, other business groups and community members, and is committed to being an initiator of action, catalyst for change and a proactive, integral part of solutions for business in the area.
The Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce works to promote networking within the gay and lesbian business community and its supporters and to connect those who want to market to and do business with the LGBT community. RCC works to enhance the awareness of LGBT political and social issues and encourage involvement in charitable causes. The Rainbow Chamber works to create a strong, prosperous Sacramento business community by supporting our members in building their businesses and by supporting business-positive and inclusive policies and leaders.
The Riverside Downtown Partnership (RDP) is a non-profit business association that was formed in 1981 by a group of downtown business owners and stakeholders in Riverside, CA to improve downtown. RDP manages the downtown Business Improvement District that was created in 1986 with particular focus on promotion of downtown as a destination for residents and visitors, events to draw people to downtown businesses, and safety and security programs.