Our Mission

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Who is CSBA?

What is the California Small Business Association?

The California Small Business Association is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit, non-partisan organization that makes its mission to provide small business with a meaningful voice in state and federal governments.

CSBA was founded as an outgrowth of the 1980 White House Conference on Small Business

 

Our Duties

  • CSBA advocates views of small business to government officials – legislature, administration
  • CSBA communicates information to members regarding government programs in existence to assist small business
  • CSBA supports election campaigns of selected candidates
  • CSBA seeks appointments representation of small business owners on government commissions, boards panels, etc.

Our Origin

  • CSBA was founded as an outgrowth of the 1980 White House Conference on Small Business

Our Statement Of Purpose

  • CSBA provides a two-way communication networkbetween the legislature and the membership through electronic media
  • CSBA is about Political Impact!!!
    • CSBA supports candidates that do, and will, support small business issues
    • CSBA holds elected candidates accountable!
  • CSBA assists members to ‘grow their business’
    • CSBA surveys members and non-members to determine needs of small businesses
    • CSBA provides solutions to the needs of small businesses

Legislative Involvement

  • We serve as a small business advocate at the state and national level.
  • We conduct issue research and develop policy.
  • We generate constituent response through grass roots political action.
  • We provide a strong advocacy voice in the legislative halls.
  • We hold small business advisory councils in legislative districts.
  • We serve as a small business advocate at the state and national level.
  • We conduct issue research and develop policy.
  • We generate constituent response through grass roots political action.
  • We provide a strong advocacy voice in the legislative halls.
  • We hold small business advisory councils in legislative districts.