The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced in January that a $150,000 grant to launch a Women’s Business Center would be provided to the nonprofit organization Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. After months of preparing, new and experienced entrepreneurs can expect a “soft opening” to be available online as soon as mid May.
The SBA grant in the amount of $150,000 will allow a Women’s Business Center to focus on “empowering” minority women. But resources will also be available to all entrepreneurs regardless of gender or social status. The resources provided will include: individualized coaching, workshops, microlending, networking, technical assistance, and other resources that might enhance the entrepreneurial skill set.
These opportunities will be available virtually throughout the initial phases, and will eventually adjust to in-person appointments at the Buckeye Commerce Center, where one of the