Strategic Plan

The purpose of the Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California is to create and sustain businesses and jobs through micro business development.

This will be accomplished through the following strategies:

This will be accomplished through the following strategies:

1)      Increase the number and quality of referrals to micro business development services.

 

2)      Increase public awareness of microbusiness development.

 

3)      Increase funding to the microbusiness development field.

 

4)      Build the infrastructure of the collaborative.

 

Plan of Action

Complete the following by December 31, 2018:

1)      Increase the number and quality of referrals from the public sector, including city, county, state and federal agencies.

2)      Hold at least two public education events to raise awareness of the importance of small business development and garner support for advocacy, fundraising and wider outreach to small business owners.

3)      Create and disseminate a report document that highlights the successes of the region including economic impact and making the case for supporting expansion of small business development.

4)      Advocate for consumer education of predatory lending

5)      Build the organizational capacity of the Collaborative by utilizing volunteer project leads and task forces dedicated to implementing the Plan of Action.

Measures of Success

The MECISC will measure its progress in achieving its purpose in 2018 by:

1) Providing small business development in the region, as evidenced by

  1. a) 9,000 individuals trained
  2. b) 1,500 jobs created and retained
  3. c) 1,529 clients received business development services
  4. d) 200 businesses started

2) Raising at least $100,000 for nonprofit small business service providers.

3) Providing micro-lending in the region at the level of $14M