CDS specializes in project-specific grant acquisition and loan program management on behalf of public and non-profit clients throughout Northern California. We provide guidance and technical assistance to small and mid-size businesses, as well as city, county, and nonprofit entities.
CDS successfully prepared more than 65 revolving loan program and microenterprise grant applications on behalf of government and economic development entities.
Securing more than $60 million in grants and loans from
government and private sector resources since 1990, CDS
is committed to obtaining quality results for its clients.
On behalf of its clients over the past 25 years, CDS accessed
funding from the United States Department of Agriculture
(USDA), the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
program, the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (AARA),
Economic Development Administration (EDA), the Workforce
Investment Act (WIA), and the private sector.
Our public sector services include design, acquisition, management and oversight of business loan funds; over-the counter, intermediary relending, and business retention programs. We provide private sector business services, as well, including in-depth technical assistance in the areas of business expansion management, product and services development, market analysis, customer service development, and cash flow management practices.