Here are some links to help you get established in the Eastern Fresno County region.

Regional Legislators
This link will provide you with information about the local, state and Federal government officials with whom you may wish to contact.

Fresno County Business License
This link will provide you with information about the requirements for a Business License to operate within the County of Fresno.

Business Services
This link will provide you with a comprehensive directory of regional business services as you settle into your new surroundings.

Fictitious Business Names
A FBN Statement is a public record intended to make available to the public the identities of persons doing business under the FBN. FBN filings are required pursuant to California State Business & Professions Code Sections 14411 and 17900.

Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission
Fresno EOC is considered one of the largest Community Action Agencies in the country. We employ over 1,200 full and part-time staff members committed to transforming lives. With over 30 programs to serve the community, we bridge gaps with almost every aspect of the underserved population.

Sierra Unified School District
This district will never be the biggest, but that doesn’t stop it from striving to be the best… Sierra Best. It’s this commitment to excellence that is instilled in our children helping them to spread their wings and become the best that they can be.

Finding Grants and Funding Programs
This link will provide you with information on obtaining a variety of grants and programs to develop and promote viable communities by improving housing, providing a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities.

Pioneering Innocation and Leadership for a Vibrant Future

Got an idea? Let’s make it soar. At Launchpad, we offer entrepreneurs the tools, mentorship, and platform to turn their ideas into operating businesses. Dive in, and watch your concept evolve into a thriving reality

California Labor Law
By combating wage theft, protecting workers from retaliation, and educating the public, we put earned wages into workers' pockets and help level the playing field for law-abiding employers.

Fresno County Economic Development Corporation
This link will provide you with information on the County’s cost-competitive real estate and diverse population which makes it the perfect location for any retail brand to grow.

Starting a California Business
There are several key steps to launching a business in the state of California. These steps will vary according to the type of business you intend to start and the county and city in which the business will be located. Therefore, be sure to check specific rules and regulations within the county and city in which you want to conduct business, and any other agency’s requirements regarding zoning, licensing, employment, permits and taxes.

Fresno County Economic Development
This link will provide you with a collaboration with cities, unincorporated communities, businesses and other economic development agencies on coordinated economic development activities in rural Fresno County.

Fresno County SBA Loans
This link will provide you with help with SBA services including funding programs, counseling, federal contracting certifications, and disaster recovery. We can also connect you to our partner organizations, lenders, and other community groups that help small businesses succeed.