City of Coachella’s Webinar Educates Small Business About the Available Loans and Grants

By: Sharjeel Sohaib


Feb 10, 2022


Coachella City Hall

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Controller Betty T. Lee, along with the sponsorship of the City of Coachella, held an educational webinar for small business owners in the Inland Empire.

It was held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on February 9th, 2022. It aimed to share the details of support programs available to Inland Empire’s small businesses through federal, state, and local governments.

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According to Assistant to the City Manager Jacob Alvarez, attendees learned about federal, state, and local programs that might help their companies, including grants, loans, contracting possibilities, and more.

Speakers of the Webinar

Along with State Controller Betty T. Yee, Speakers from the following departments attended the webinar:

  • Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce 
  • US Small Business Administration
  • California Department of General Services
  • California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • California Office of the Small Business Advocate
  • State Franchise Tax Board

Coachella Valley

Coachella Valley: Study Shows Palm Desert City as the Most Popular Remote-Owner Property Destination:

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and Visit Greater Palm Springs, the official tourism marketing agency for the Coachella Valley, partnered to study second home ownership in the Coachella Valley. CVEP supports startups, from incubation to launch to daily operation. It manages the Palm Springs iHub, and the Business Services Center and organizes professional training events.

Coachella Valley A Hot Market for Pacaso That Helps People Buy and Co-own a Luxury Second Home:

Pacaso, a new online marketplace that helps people buy and co-own a luxury second home, is expanding its operations in the Coachella Valley, Riverside, CA. Some destinations where Pacaso has bought properties include Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, and La Quinta, reports James B. Cutchin from Desert Sun. This makes Coachella Valley one of the destinations that the co-ownership platform chose for expanding operations directly and through local real estate agents.


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