SBA to Cosponsor 3rd Annual Faith-Based Small Business Summit and Loan Fair
Ontario, CA – The Santa Ana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is pleased to announce the upcoming Third Annual Faith-Based Small Business Summit and Loan Fair, which will be held at the Ontario Convention Center on October 14th, 2010, from 7:30am to 4:30pm. The SBA is co-sponsoring this event along with AmPac TriState Certified Development Company and the Inland Empire Women’s Business Center. The focus for this year’s event will be on “Making the Connection Between Faith & Business.”
Faith-based organizations, businesses, and individuals are invited to attend this event, which will feature several workshops, an awards ceremony to recognize faith-based businesses, and networking opportunities, followed by an SBA loan fair. Workshop topics include “How to Use SBA Online Resources for Growing and Expanding Your Business or Non-Profit”, “The Real Deal of Gaining Access to Capital – Making Your Business Lendable”, “Tax Strategies for Growing Your Business – The Most Profitable Deductions”, and “Should I Be a Non-Profit or For Profit? Can I do Both?”
The U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to providing outreach and support to faith-based organizations that serve small businesses. Their knowledge of SBA programs will enable them to better serve their communities and ensure equal access to SBA initiatives as an integral part of economic recovery.
AmPac TriState CDC is the first faith-based CDC in the country and is committed to helping connect faith & business.
The Inland Empire Women’s Business Center is partially funded by the Small Business Administration to provide management & technical assistance, free business counseling, and low-cost workshops on business topics.