The Fresno District SBA provides free training workshops for business owners, or people who are interested in starting a business. They also provide:
Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. If you are interested in obtaining an SBA loan, contact Gayoeb Mardon (link sends e-mail) at (559) 487-5785 ext. 2706.
Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through the Minority Enterprise Development Program. For more information, please contact our 8 (a) Business Development Staff at (559) 487-5791, ext. 2704.