Local Business Assistance Resources Updated: Apr 5, 2022


The City of Santa Fe Springs has compiled a list of resources to help assist our business community, employees and employers alike. This is important information in response to the COVID-19 pandemic regarding essential businesses, tax relief, financial assistance, employee relations, and many other related resources. Please click HERE to access the resource guide. 


The USC Center for Economic Development will bring together representatives from banks and CDFIs to discuss how small businesses, and especially minority- and women-owned businesses can access capital from lenders. Experts from the lending institutions and technical assistance providers will discuss challenges faced by small businesses due to COVID-19, opportunities to access loans/grants, and resources available. The workshop will be held in an online format with multiple sessions and panelists.



Round 9 of the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant opened on September 9, 2021. This program will support small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 and the related health and safety restrictions. New applicants will need to apply at www.CAReliefGrant.com


The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Businesses of any industry, size, or location compete for over $180 million available in tax credits by applying in one of the three application periods each year. Applicants will be analyzed based on twelve different factors of evaluation, including number of full-time jobs being created, amount of investment, and strategic importance to the state or region.?The online application can be accessed at?www.calcompetes.ca.gov

Click here for more information about the California Competes Tax Credit.


Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce
12016 E. Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (562) 944-1616
Fax: (562) 946-3976
Website: www.sfschamber.com

Small Business Development Center
Mt. San Antonio College Small Business Development Center
363 S. Park Avenue, #101
Pomona, CA 91766
Phone: (800) 450-7232
Fax: (909) 629-8310
Email: sbdc@mtsac.edu
Website: www.smallbizla.org

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Resources for Business Assistance, Retention,
Expansion, and Attraction
Website: http://laedc.org/our-services/business-assistance-layoff-aversion/

Partners for Progress Work-Source Center
1040 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 8 & 9
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (562) 946-2237
Website: www.sassfa.org

Tri-Cities Regional Occupational Program Center for Career and Technical Education
12519 E. Washington Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90602
Phone: (562) 698-9571
Website: www.tricitiesrop.org

Southern California Edison
Site Search, Business Assistance, Incentives,
Rebates, and “Savings by Design” Programs
Website: www.sce.com/economicdevelopment

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
Complimentary assessments in the areas of
manufacturing and distribution efficiencies, energy
savings, organizational culture, quality management
systems, and information technology
Website: www.cmtc.com