You rely on CAMEO to advocate on behalf of the sector. We rely on you for your data. This data fuels our advocacy and supports our members at the state and national level. The better data we have, the stronger our case is, and the easier it is to express the vital role MDOs play in the small business sector. Complete the 2015 Census by September 16, 2016, for a free staff lunch! Check out our summary of last year’s results. We know that through our nudging, you’ve developed a powerful hunger for data, so complete the years you skipped… at microtracker.org.
California Micro Census Results
- 2014 Annual Survey Summary
- 2013 Annual Survey Summary
- 2012 Annual Survey Summary – 2012 Annual Survey Full Report
- 2011 Annual Survey Summary – 2011 Annual Survey Full Report
- 2010 Annual Survey Summary
- 2009 Annual Survey Summary – 2009 Annual Survey Full Report
- 2008 Annual Survey
Why Fill Out The Census?
The U.S. Microenterprise Census is an annual online survey to obtain updated information on the size and impact of the micro sector. Here are important reasons to fill out the microTracker survey:
- Industry Standard Reporting
Funders are increasingly looking to microTracker for information on the organizations they support.
- Demonstrable Program Impact
microTracker enables organizations to demonstrate the significant role Micro plays in local and statewide economies. Users have access to key metrics from programs across the country, and can easily compare their own metrics to their peers and role models. Because microTracker collects data on a year-to-year basis, organizations can easily gauge their progress toward key goals, or evaluate the impact of new funding or policies.
- Program Development
Raise your profile and manage valuable performance metrics from number of microloans disbursed to cost per client. Use this to sharpen and strengthen your program.
- Strengthening Advocacy Efforts
CAMEO uses the Microenterprise Census to advocate for state and federal policies that increase resources to the Micro field. Micro-businesses are a huge part of California’s economy, but they’re not always the most visible. microTracker allows us to easily and powerfully make the case for all our members.
- FIELD Analysis and Support
microTracker staff are on hand to help you interpret your data, and offer a variety of packages to help you dig deeper into the effects of your programs on your clients. They model best practices, and work closely with organizations to ensure high-quality data.
AEO Membership Bonus
As a special incentive, FIELD and the Association for Enterprise Opportunity are offering a discount for organizations that sign up for a microTracker Premium subscription and AEO membership together. New members receive $100 off from both FIELD and AEO! Click here to find out more.