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0220 - GO-Biz
The GO-Biz serves as the Governor's lead entity for economic strategy and the marketing of California on issues relating to business development, private sector investment, and economic growth, and export promotion. This program makes recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature regarding policies, programs, and actions to advance statewide economic goals.
0225 - CALIFORNIA BUSINESS INVESTMENT SERVICES
This program serves employers, corporate executives, business owners, and site location consultants who are considering California for business investment and expansion. This program convenes teams on key business development issues. This program works with local, state, and federal partners to attract, retain, and grow businesses in addition to providing permit assistance and helping businesses succeed in California. The Innovation Hub (iHub) initiative improves the state's national and global competitiveness by stimulating partnerships, economic development, and job creation around specific research clusters through state-designated iHubs.
0230 - OFFICE OF THE SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE
The director of the Office of the Small Business Advocate (OSBA) serves as the principal advocate in the state on behalf of small businesses, including legislation and administrative regulations that affect small business. The OSBA is responsible for disseminating information about programs and services provided by the state that benefit small businesses, and how small businesses can participate in these programs and services. The OSBA responds to issues from small businesses concerning the actions of state agencies, state laws and regulations adversely affecting those businesses. The OSBA maintains and distributes an annual list of persons serving as small business ombudsmen throughout state government.
0235010 - CALIFORNIA FILM COMMISSION
The California Film Commission (CFC) enhances California's status as the leader in motion picture, television and commercial production. The Commission is tasked with retaining and increasing motion picture production and to see that it continues to create jobs and boost business throughout the State. A one-stop office for filmmakers, the Commission supports productions of all sizes and budgets with a variety of services. In addition to issuing film permits for all state properties, administering the film and TV tax credit program, maintaining an extensive location library, and offering production assistance on a wide variety of issues, CFC also works closely with cities and counties with the goal of creating 'film friendly" policies that are consistent state-wide.
0235019 - DIVISION OF TOURISM
The California Tourism Market Act provides for the marketing of California through an assessment of businesses that benefit from travel and tourism. The objective of the Tourism Assessment Program is to identify potentially assessable businesses, assist companies with determining the appropriate amount of their self-assessment, and collet the fee.
0235028 - CALIFORINIA INFRASTRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK
California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) was created to finance public infrastructure and private development that promote a healthy climate for jobs, contribute to a strong economy and improve the quality of life in California communities. IBank has a broad authority to issue tax-exempt and taxable revenue bonds, provide financing to public agencies, provide credit enhancements, acquire or lease facilities, and leverage State and Federal funds. IBank's current programs include the infrastructure state revolving fund, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt and taxable revenue bond program, industrial development revenue bond program, exempt facility revenue bond program, governmental bond program and the Clean Energy Finance Center (CEFC) and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Program under the CEFC.
0235037 - SMALL BUSINESS LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM
The Small Business Loan Guarantee Program (SBLGP) promotes local economic development by providing guarantees for loans issued to small businesses from financial institutions, typically banks, that otherwise would not approve a term loan or line of credit to a small business. As a result of the SBLGP, participating small businesses are able to secure financing that allows them to grow and expand their business. The loan guarantee serves as a credit enhancement and an incentive for financial institutions to make loans to small businesses that otherwise would not be eligible for such financing.
0235046 - CALIFORNIA WELCOME CENTERS
California Welcome Centers are visitor information centers that are readily accessible to and recognizable by tourists to encourage tourism in California and provide benefits to the state economy. The objective of the California Welcome Center Program is to determine the locality of underserved travelers, designate a welcome center, and establish operating standards across the network.