California Resources and Training (CARAT) is a private non-profit founded in 1994 to integrate and build the capacity of the technical assistance industry in California. As a statewide initiative, CARAT's focus has been on enhancing the quality of technical assistance throughout California. CARAT's intent is to assist in building capacity and encourage and stimulate partnerships between lending institutions and technical assistance providers.

News Alerts

Creating and Accessing Supplier Diversity Opportunities (CASO) Program Launch Reception

To see photos from our Wednesday, May 25, 2016 event - click here.

CARAT is announcing the publication of the Insights and Perspectives on Supplier Diversity Report. Click here to read a PDF of the report.

CARAT's Executive Director, Selma Taylor, was featured on the Comcast Spotlight show. View a video of Selma discussing CARAT's technology trainings with Barbara Rodgers here.

We would like to thank our supporters of the Creating and Accessing Supplier Diversity Opportunities Program. Their generous support allows CARAT to offer small business public and private sector contract training free of charge. Here’s a list of our sponsors: