Resources

CITY OF FRESNO
General Information - https://www.fresno.gov/mayor/economic-development/
Business License - https://www.fresno.gov/finance/business-license-tax-certificate/

 

CITY OF CLOVIS
Programs - https://www.clovis4business.com/programs-services/

 

COUNTY OF FRESNO
Fictitious Business Name - https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/county-clerk-registrar-of-voters/ficticious-business-names?locale=en

 

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Programs - https://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs
Business Name Search - https://businesssearch.sos.ca.gov/
Business Name Reservation Request - https://bpd.cdn.sos.ca.gov/corp/pdf/name-reservation-request-form.pdf
Statement of Information for LLC - https://llcbizfile.sos.ca.gov/SI
Articles of Incorporation for Corporation - https://corpbizfile.sos.ca.gov/Registration
Permits and Licenses - https://www.calgold.ca.gov/

 

FEDERAL RESOURCES
File for EIN through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/employer-id-numbers
Small Business Administration (SBA) - https://www.sba.gov/

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Clovis Chamber of Commerce - https://clovischamber.com/
Economic Development Corporation - https://www.fresnoedc.com/
Fresno 4 Biz - https://www.fresno4biz.com/
Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation - https://www.fresnoahf.org/
Fresno Chamber of Commerce - https://fresnochamber.com/
Fresno City Start Up Guide - https://www.fresno.gov/finance/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2016/09/FresnoStartUpGuideEnglish.pdf
Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce - https://www.fmbcc.com/
Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board – Business Services Center - https://www.fresnobsc.com/
SCORE - https://centralvalley.score.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIkPemnoDv7gIVUTizAB0TWgyGEAAYASAAEgKnKfD_BwE