This month, we spoke to Prestamos Business Advisor Pedro Alvarez to get his take on a special topic of interest for the small business and nonprofit community. Pedro discusses how the current landscape, affected by the pandemic, has affected hiring and offers tips when recruiting for your organization. From retention to effective outreach, we chat […]
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Preliminary economic data from US Federal Government is showing a spectacular recovery with an estimated growth of 6.4% GDP for the first quarter of 2021. Additionally, other sources estimate that consumer spending is skyrocketing at 10.7 in Q1 of 2021. That is good news for your small business because it means that the average consumer […]
Chicanos Por La Causa Selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration to Operate a Women’s Business Center PHOENIX — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced grant awards that would support the launch of 20 new Women’s Business Centers across the United States, with Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC) being one of the recipients […]
PHOENIX — A much-needed $5 million “shot in the arm” from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott will enable Chicanos Por La Causa Prestamos CDFI to infuse crucial capital into Latino and other underserved communities. Prestamos, CPLC’s mission-driven lending division, will seek to leverage the $5 million award to garner an additional $20 million in accessible capital for […]
Prestamos CDFI Convenes Group Of Key Players and Local Latino Owned Business To Discuss Challenges They Face Small businesses are the heart and soul of any community. While being responsible for keeping the economy afloat, they provide much more than monetary value. Small businesses are also responsible for shaping and molding the culture of a […]
Looking for a list of resources to help your business during this time of COVID19? Here is a list of bootcamps, guides, loan assistance resources, education, unemployment & other HR resources, workplace prep & safety, and many other information based assets.
Support for Your Children in Arizona You have many responsibilities, but maybe one of your most important roles is being a parent. We hope you find value and support via this list of resources below. Tips for managing stress in your child in the home: Tips for talking with young children about coronavirus Helping Children […]
Anxiety and stress It is common to feel anxiety and stress, especially during these turbulent and uncertain times. To help improve the health and productivity of employees, many businesses offer a special benefit called the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). What is an EAP? EAP is a service that provides professional support to assist employees in […]
Recently named the Best Small City, Reno, Nevada is anything but small when it comes to the boom in the job and economic growth they’ve been experiencing n recent years. With an attractive cost of living, great climate, and space for development – Reno has fostered a perfect ecosystem for entrepreneurs. While it was just […]
As many cities across the nation have adapted to the adversity COVID-19 has presented to their communities, Tucson has done more than adapt – it has evolved. While many businesses throughout the city had to halt operations or learn to live in a COVID world, one industry emerged successfully. What was at one point the […]
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