Looking for low-cost, low-interest loans for your small business? Join the Metropolitan Business League and Small Business Majority to learn about the Kiva Loan, an online micro-loan that provides 0% interest loans up to $15,000 to small businesses in Virginia. This capital supports underbanked small businesses by looking at your business reputation rather than your credit score.
Our Upcoming Events
Kaiser Permanente invites you to join us during breakout session #2 at KJLH's 22nd Annual Women's Health Expo. This panel will focus on trends and hot topics in small business development, insights on the future of business development, an overview of non-profit services and resources available to entrepreneurs, and tips on how to apply for resources.
- Barbara Bickham, Board Member, Black Cooperative Investment Fund
- Anna Marie Cruz, Western Regional Manager - Inner City Capital Connections, ICIC
- Xiomara Peña, VP, Engagement, Small Business Majority
This panel will be moderated by: Ashley Eddington, Kaiser Permanente
When it comes to money for startups, there is no shortage of options - from crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, equity funding models such as convertible debt, friends & family rounds, smaller VCs, grants and even angel investment networks. Join Small Business Majority and GRID110 for a panel with industry leaders so you can find out which path is right for you!
The pandemic and economic relief efforts have led to more grant opportunities than ever for the nation's small businesses. With the main federal relief programs now over, small businesses are seeking out other funding opportunities that may be available to them.
In this workshop, Small Business Majority is joining SCORE Mentors to help you understand the small business grant landscape, things to consider, where to find funding and more.
- The different types of grants available to small business owners
- Tips for crafting your grant application
- Other free and low-cost capital options for your business
- Question and answer period
Creating wealth as a small business owner is no easy feat. This is especially true if you are a business owner of color, a woman or if you're located in a rural area. Please join Prestamos CDFI, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Silicon Valley and Small Business Majority for an interactive presentation on wealth-building tactics to grow your wealth as a small business owner.
Topics of discussion include:
- An overview of CalSavers
- How to create a CalSavers account for free
- Guide to workplace-based retirement plans for small business owners and the self-employed
- Free and low-cost resources in your community
In this webinar, we will feature Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce to learn how getting plugged into your local small business ecosystem will prepare you to sustain your business and provide quality jobs for yourself and your workforce.