The City can offer two methods of business financial assistance.
Assistance is available through either our Revolving Loan Program or our Redevelopment Agency. More information on each program is available on this site.
If you donít qualify for these programs, donít give up there! We also provide a list of links for public, private, or government lenders.
Weíve listed a few of the contacts for funding, but please refer to the contact information on this page for a complete listing of potential funding sources.
If conventional funding is required, Lincoln has many private lending institutions available to help process your loan. Contact the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce for a member listing.
We also recommend contacting the Small Business Development Center for referrals.
Small Business Development Center
11930 Heritage Oak Place, Suite 1
Auburn, CA 95603
City of Lincoln
600 Sixth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-6152 fax
Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce
540 F Street
P.O. Box 608
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-9455 fax
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California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Technology Transfer Office
This web site is designed to serve as your personal business portal into the Golden Stateís thriving economy. On its pages youíll find in-depth information on California industry, guides and programs to make business success easier,and up-to-date resources for all your business-related quesstions.
Placer County reaches from California's Sacramento Valley to the high Sierra and Lake Tahoe. From its rich Gold Rush history and agricultural tradition, Placer County has built a thriving, broad-based economy. The scenic beauty of our region attracts new residents and visitors alike. They enjoy activities from exploring local shops filled with treasures to boating on Folsom Lake to Skiing in the fabled Sierra Nevada
California State Treasurer's Office, California Pollution Control Finance Authority
Golden Sierra is an employment and training program that is federally funded by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Golden Sierra has served the Sierra Foothills counties of Alpine, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada, and Sierra since 1983. Golden Sierra, while not a funding source, can assist employers in cost-savings through employee training and hiring.
SBA Small Business Innovation Research Grants
SBA - Small Business Technology Transfer Program
SEDD is a non-profit corporation which works to stimulate and manage economic growth in El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, and Sierra counties. SEDD is an organization whose primary goal is to alleviate unemployment and underemployment by expanding industrial, resource, and small business development by preserving the quality of life in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. It is a model California District, first of its kind, directed by leaders in business, labor, agriculture, education, and government.
The mission of the SBA is to maintain and strengthen the Nations economy by aiding, counseling, assisting, and protecting the interests of small business and by helping families and business recover from natural disasters.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides assistance to start-up and expanding business. The SBDC provides free programs to help in every aspect of business from marketing to financing. Classes are conducted in the Lincoln area and throughout California.
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