Government Resources

  • Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the San Francisco Bay Area by leading the region in advocacy, collaboration, and excellence in planning, research, and member services http://www.abag.ca.gov/
  • California Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is responsible for assisting the Governor in all the functions outlined in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-220). Through its broad membership, the State Board encourages collaboration among both State and local public and private entities. This collaboration is further enhanced through its committee structure. Members of the State Board’s committees include representatives from Local Workforce Investment Areas (Local Area) and/or Local Boards, business leaders, local and State partner entities, and key stakeholders that have a vested interest in workforce issues. http://www.cwib.ca.gov/home
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam http://www.sba.gov/index.html
  • State of California - The following 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. Is your Firm a Small business? Is Your Firm a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)? The State buys a variety of products and services.  All State of California bid opportunities are advertised on the California State Contracts Register (CSCR). Potential bidders can view and download bid opportunities directly from their site.  Additionally, the State offers free the CSCR Subscription Outreach Service (SOS), which notifies subscribers by automatic e-mail or fax of CSCR advertised opportunities http://www.pd.dgs.ca.gov/sell2state/default.htm

  • Internal Revenue Service - http://www.irs.gov/businesses/index.html?navmenu=menu1

 

 




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