Financing and Business Training
The City of Marina is committed to fostering a strong and healthy business climate throughout its community. The Economic Development Division is dedicated to enhancing the City's business environment by engaging in business retention, facilitating business attraction, expanding the City's tax base and balancing private sector needs. Below are resources to help foster business growth relative to financing and training.
California Competes Tax Credit: http://business.ca.gov/Programs/CaliforniaCompetesTaxCredit
California Made: http://camade.ca.gov/
- Start a Business
- Financing a Business
- Small Business Guarantee Loan
- Financial Development Corporation
- California Capital Access Program
- Industrial Development Bond
- Jump Start Loan Program
Provides consulting services in the following areas: manufacturing/distribution efficiencies, energy savings, organizational structure, quality management systems and information technology.
California Business Portal: http://businessportal.ca.gov
Not sure how to start your business in the State of California? Use the California Business Portal to navigate your way to find information specific to your business, see topics below:
- Cal Gold (permit assistance)
- International Trade
- Financial Assistance,
- Quick Start Guide, A&A and much more
Cal Coastal SBDC: http://CalCoastalSBDC.com
Cal Coastal (local lender) is a business consulting/lending non-profit corporation for Small and Start-up Businesses
Opportunity Fund, a non-profit microfinance organization (local lender): https://www.opportunityfund.org
Opportunity Fund provides small business lending, New Markets Tax Credit and more.
Monterey Bay Procurement Technical Assistance (PTAC): http://www.Montereybayptac.org
PTAC is funded by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) under a cost-sharing cooperative agreement to fulfill the congressional mandate to further open the contracting door to small businesses. PTAC assists small businesses with the procurement of government contracts along with training of management of contracts.