Economic Development

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The City of Riverside is committed to building inclusive partnerships for sustainable, resilient economic development through strategies to stimulate a favorable investment climate, welcome entrepreneurship, encourage industry and talent diversity, expand living wage jobs and support our unique quality of place. Please enjoy our menu of data and resources and let us know how we can assist you.

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Riverside Small & Micro Business Grant Program

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Mission Statement

Working with community partners to create a thriving local economy through programs and initiatives that support businesses and encourage job development, income growth and investment in Riverside.


As a world-class city of Arts and Innovation, Riverside is the city of choice in Southern California: A place where people of diverse talents choose to work and live and where entrepreneurs and businesses choose to locate and invest.