The State of California does NOT certify woman owned or minority owned businesses.
The SBA does NOT issue actual certifications for small business, the small business certification is self-certifying in SAM (System for Award Management).
The State of California does NOT issue these types of certificates. The State of California DOES certify small businesses but does NOT issue this type of document.
SMALL BUSINESSES BEWARE!!!
ALL government agency recognized registrations and certifications are FREE!!!
There are certainly fee based services and consultants that can assist you with government agency certifications and registrations; should you decide to hire one of these services, be sure to do your homework to ensure that the services they provide are legitimate.
If you would like assistance with these registrations and certifications for free, the North San Diego SBDC provides no cost one-on-one consulting to small businesses.
North San Diego SBDC
1823 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92058-7104
This article was brought to you by Cheryl A Brown, small business owner and specialist consultant with the North San Diego SBDC. ©2013 Cheryl Brown