Municipal Code § 9-3316(b): Cannabis Social Equity Program
The purpose of the social equity program is to address the historical impact of federal and state drug enforcement policies on low-income communities. Fresno started accepting applications for this program in October of 2021, but no licenses have been issued as of January 2021.
Fresno Community Reinvestment Fund
The fund will support local equity businesses in the area of workforce development, access to affordable commercial real estate, access to investment financing, and access to legal services and business administration technical assistance. Businesses are encouraged to consider this in the development of their community benefits and investment plan.
Make Green Go
Make Green Go!, LLC has been selected to provide technical assistance to Social Equity Applicants in Fresno. This assistance is only for a verified equity applicant or qualified partner of an applicant.