Government Programs

San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development – Clean Technology and Green Business

From renewable energy to alternative transportation to advanced materials, the collection of goods and services known as Cleantech has become one of the fastest growing segments of the new economy. Driving this growth is a highly favorable confluence of entrepreneurial talent, venture capital, and media attention. At the center of this advantageous mix sits San Francisco – the world-class city that anchors our nation’s most dynamic clean technology corridor.

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Mayor Lee Highlights JOBSNOW2 Program to Get San Franciscans Back to Work

Successor of Successful Federal Stimulus-Funded JobsNOW! Program Incentivizes Private Sector Employment
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) Director Trent Rhorer today highlighted local incentives and private sector wage subsidies through JobsNOW2, a City-funded successor to the successful federal stimulus-funded Jobs NOW! initiative. More than 500 San Francisco residents are now employed through the JobsNOW2 program, but the City would like to see more participation from local small business to get more San Francisco residents jobs.

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SF Enterprise Zone (EZ) Tax Credits and Incentives

OVERVIEW
The Enterprise Zone program was established in 1984 to stimulate business investment in depressed areas of the State and create job opportunities for Californians. Today, businesses and workers both continue to benefit from the program.  For more info CLICK HERE: http://oewd.org/Enterprise-Zone.aspx