Community Development Services
An Economic Development Consulting Firm
3895 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA 95451
Phone (707) 279-1540
100 Sunrise Blvd Suite A
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone (530) 632-4725
Grant Acquisition and Management
More than $60 million in grants and loans from:
- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
- American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
- Economic Development Administration (EDA)
- Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Works cooperatively with local and regional banks and credit unions.
Successfully packaged more than 375 business loans on behalf of a variety of business types, with loan sizes ranging from $35,000 to $33 million.
- Business loan underwriting
- Business loan restructuring and workouts
- Small Business Administration 504 and 7a programs
Provides proactive technical assistance to small and mid-size businesses to strengthen local economies. Assisted more than 600 businesses. CDS visits the business site, interviews, observes, diagnoses, recommends and assists.
- Customer service training
Land Use Planning
and Market Feasibility Studies
Offers consulting services on a variety of projects and studies including housing elements, land use regulations and development review procedures.
- Feasibility and financial forecasting
"Community Development Services put together a very flexible start-up financing package using multiple funding sources that enabled us to establish our business in Colusa County."
Daurice Kalfsbeek-Smith, owner,
Advanced PVA Technologies
"What sets Community Development Services apart from others is its ability to engage entrepreneurs at their level because CDS understands business, finds good solutions to problems in today's markets, and (the CDS staff) is accessible. Glenn County has had success growing local businesses, as well as securing state and federal funding for local entrepreneurs, because of the good work of CDS."
Scott Gruendi, MPA Director
Glenn County Health Services and Human Resources agencies