Business Resources

At Choose Folsom, we understand the importance of supporting our local businesses and entrepreneurs in their journey to thrive and grow. That’s why we have curated a comprehensive collection of valuable business resources right at your fingertips. Discover a wealth of valuable links and tools to empower your business growth and success in Folsom and beyond.

SBA Disaster Loans

The SBA offers disaster assistance in the form of low interest loans to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters located in regions affected by declared disasters. SBA also provides eligible small businesses and nonprofit organizations with working capital to help overcome the economic injury of a declared disaster.

Employee Retention Credit

Verify Your ERC Eligibility and Calculate Your Maximum Tax Credit

Small Business Administration

Federally backed loans for small businesses. Use the lender matching tool for local lending services.

California Capital Financial Development Corporation

Small Business Loan Guarantee program helps lenders make loans to borrowers who cannot qualify for conventional financing

SMUD Small Business Contract Opportunities (SEED)

Generate new revenue by contracting with SMUD as a vendor

SMUD Strategic Account Advisors

If you’re a business owner, operator or tenant, your dedicated SMUD Strategic Account Advisor is your personal energy expert available to help you save time, energy and money.


Business customers can make payment arrangments, report an outage, request service on their meters, pay their bills, and start, stop or transfer service.

Child Action Inc.

State-funded technical assistance for Child Care providers, including rebates for Health and Safety trainings for staff.

Claim your business on Google.

How to video for claiming your business on Google.

Claim your YELP profile
Sac Public Library Online Learning

Free online learning tools for businesses to learn and grow their business. Also offers free language courses.

Business Environmental Resource Center

County funded resource to assist businesses in a variety of areas

Free services for employers needing help with hiring, training.

Volunteers of America Subsidized Training & Employment Program (STEP)
Six months subsidized paid employment
Reimbursement of 100% of employee’s wages at a minimum of 32-40 hours per week.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit

See list of “Targeted Groups” in link. Business owners can get a tax credit for employment of someone from one of those groups.

Property Tax Relief for Flood Victims

Tax relief for residential and commercial property owners who are victims of flood damage (or other natural disasters)