Small Business Assistance


We have provided technical assistance to over 2,000 entrepreneurs, worked with 300 small businesses, and loaned over $1,382,000.


What stands in the way of an entrepreneur achieving his or her dream of a successful business?



Unrealistic business plans?

Personal finance insecurity?


Opening Doors works with existing and aspiring small business owners to identify and eliminate those barriers.


Our clients contribute to the local economy, create jobs, and build a credit history.



Individualized Business Counseling

  • Help with creating business plans
  • Doing market research
  • Developing record-keeping or financial accounting systems
  • Obtaining necessary licenses and permits
  • Services in English, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic


Preliminary loan applicaiton.

  • Business loans up to $50,000
  • 5 year terms
  • Pre- and post-loan business counseling
  • Special loan program for refugees, including low-interest starter loans and individual assistance
  • Services in English, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic

West Sacramento Small Businesses Assistance

Opening Doors partners with the City of West Sacramento and the Greater Sacramento/Sierra SBDC to provide business assistance services to those who reside or operate businesses in the City of West Sacramento.


For more information, please call:

Hablamos español - 916-492-2591 extensión 213

Мы говорим по-русски - 916-492-2591 extension 220

Arabic 916-492-2591- extension 221


Loan Application Process

Our Partners