Small Business Services

CAMBA helps your business reach its full potential, with you in charge of its success. If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or an existing business owner with bigger dreams, our services can strengthen your enterprise and drive growth. We offer one-on-one consultations, business plan workshops, start-up or expansion loans, and technology training. We’ll connect you with other business development partners and get you on track for a successful launch.

In 2020 Small Business Services provided the following:

  • 100% of individuals who received technical assistance from COVID-19 Disaster Relief Technical Assistance Program remained in business in 2020
  • 551 individuals received workshops and training from Small Business Services
  • 48 businesses increased sales following services from Mobilize Your Business & Technical Business Assistance by $117,505
  • 763 individuals served through Small Business Services

Worker Cooperative Business Outreach

CAMBA Small Business Services provide extensive technical assistance services in Business Planning, Accounting, Marketing, Digital Marketing Strategies and Business Development, so that worker owners can manage the administrative side of their businesses. Training is provided using a train-the-trainer model, so that members develop the ability to train other members, strengthening... Learn More

Covid-19 Disaster Relief Technical Assistance Program

CAMBA Small Business Services provides technical assistance to New York State micro and small businesses and for profit independent arts and cultural organizations in applying for the New York State COVID 19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program and various other federal and state COVID-19 financial assistance programs. Eligibility: Adults... Learn More

Entrepreneurial Assistance Program

Entrepreneurial Assistance Centers provide successful, intensive, community based training, technical assistance and other related services to small business owners or entrepreneurs, particularly minorities and women, to stimulate new business development and to strengthen businesses in the early stages of development. Eligibility: Adults looking to start or expand a business in NYC... Learn More

Mobilize Your Business Technology Services

Mobilize Your Business (MYB) equips small business owners to use mobile technology to increase sales, reduce costs, improve operations and position themselves for bank financing through workshops or one-on-one training. We offer 6 technology training workshops: Point Of Sales Systems Digital Accounting Social Media Marketing Build Your Own Website Branding... Learn More

One-On-One Business Counseling

CAMBA’s One-on-One Business Counseling offers intensive individual assistance to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs in several key areas: Access to Financing Business Entity Formation Creating comprehensive and investor-ready business plans Developing Marketing Strategies EIN applications Formal Financial Record Keeping Market Research MWBE Certification. CAMBA Small Business Services also provides one-on-one technology... Learn More

Small Business Services Workshops

CAMBA offers small business development services including one-on-one consultations, and entrepreneurial assistance including business plan, finance, branding, and mobile/social media marketing workshops, technology training and loans. Workshops cover BUSINESS FINANCING: Creating and understanding the major financial documents necessary for small business financing, including a personal credit report. BUSINESS PLAN OVERVIEW:... Learn More

Small Business Loans/Technical Assistance for Loan Readiness

CAMBA Small Business Loans are available for amounts up to $35,000 for Brooklyn based entrepreneurs for inventory and equipment purchases, start up costs and working capital. The loans are disbursed through CAMBA Economic Development Corporation, a federally certified Community Development Financial institution (CDFI). CAMBA has provided access to startup or... Learn More

Taking Care of Business Training

CAMBA’s Taking Care of Business Training Workshop is a 60-hour, 10-week business development training program, scheduled twice a year for individuals committed to starting or expanding their own businesses. Participants develop a comprehensive business plan, receive expert one-on-one consultation for developing a business idea or expanding an existing business, network... Learn More