Small Business Assistance


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


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


Click here to apply for a loan.

  • 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

For more information, please call:

English: 916-492-2591 extension 225

Spanish, Hablamos español: 916-492-2591 extensión 225

Russian, Мы говорим по-русски: 916-492-2591 extension 220

Farsi, فارسی : 916-492-2591- extension 204

916-492-2591- extension 221 - Arabic, نتكلم العربية



West Sacramento Small Businesses Assistance

We partner with the City of West Sacramento to provide business assistance services to those who reside or operate businesses in the City of West Sacramento.



Our Partners


Opening Doors is an equal opportunity lender licensed by the Department of Business Oversight. Loans made pursuant to a California Finance Lenders license No. 6071995.