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IECE Partners

IECE Community Partners

We are very proud and grateful for our community partners and their generous support of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship in order to fuel this region with innovation and entrepreneurial success that is essential to our thriving economy! With their support we continue to bring new programs, business assistance and high-quality services to small businesses and entrepreneurs to keep striving on - together…

IECE Community Partners
Together We Strengthen the Inland Empire!

US Small Business Administration

SBA | U.S. Small Business Administration

We support America's small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.


California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA)

CalOSBA supports economic growth and innovation and ensures that ALL California small businesses and innovative startups have the information and direct support they need to better navigate resources, programs and regulations.

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Riverside County Office of Economic Development

The Office of Economic Development’s mission is to elevate the economic position of the county and foster economic vitality, encourage business growth, build a positive business climate, preserve and enhance neighborhoods, improve the quality of life, provide and promote cultural and learning opportunities for all.

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City of San Bernardino

The City of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. The city, nestled south of the San Bernardino Mountains and west of the lower desert - has been recognized for its scenic beauty and strategic location and as the county seat and largest city in the County of San Bernardino.

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Citi Foundation

The Citi Foundation works to promote economic progress and improve the lives of people in low-income communities around the world. We invest in efforts that increase financial inclusion, catalyze job opportunities for youth, and reimagine approaches to building economically vibrant communities.

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City of Temecula

Centrally located between Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, Temecula boasts a designation in California’s Innovation hub (IHub) and the San Diego Foreign Trade Zone, and is home to a bustling entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Bank of America

Bank of America Foundation

With the depth of our expertise, resources and geographic reach, we are in a unique position to help promote economic opportunities for many different populations and advance strong economies worldwide.

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City of Palm Desert

The City of Palm Desert is the geographic center of the Coachella Valley, a fast-growing region of southern California that is comprised of nine cities.

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Wells Fargo Foundation

Wells Fargo is committed to building an inclusive, sustainable future for all through a focus on opening pathways to economic advancement, championing quality, affordable homes, empowering small businesses to thrive, and driving an equity-focused transition to a low-carbon economy.

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US Bank Foundation

In 2022, the U.S. Bank Foundation provided $32 million in grant funding, matching gifts, and dollars for doing contributions, supporting a wide range of community iniatives including those impacting small business and entrepreneurship.

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City of Riverside

Riverside is the largest city in Riverside County and the sixth largest city in Southern California. The City is a leader in arts and innovation, with a thriving arts culture and robust ecosystem of entrepreneurship, education and industry.

San Bernardino County Economic Development

San Bernardino County Economic Development

The San Bernardino County Economic Development Department connects businesses with the people and resources they need to prosper and grow.

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