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California State University, Bakersfield
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Are you thinking of starting a business? Are you looking for ways to find funding to start it? The Central California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in conjunction with the new California Dream Fund Grant Program may be able to help.
The Dream Fund was created to provide grants up to $10,000 to foster entrepreneurship and encourage small business creation to startup clients (those not yet fully in business). To apply for the grant, the program first requires eligible startups to participate in a no-cost business startup program that combines helpful startup training workshops with one-on-one consulting services. Upon successful completion of the program, eligible participants will be given a link to apply for grant funding. Please note that participation in the program does not guarantee receiving a Dream Fund grant.
The Central California SBDC network is one of the State’s approved and designated Dream Fund program providers. To learn more about the details of this program and how to apply, please email the CSU Bakersfield SBDC at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 661-654-2856.
The California Dream Fund Program is funded by the State of California and administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA). Eligibility criteria applies.