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Hiring During A Time of Uncertainty

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 […]

This Summer Your Business Will Shine

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 […]

$5 Million Award Will Help Invest in Underrepresented Communities of Color

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 […]

List of COVID Resources

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

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 […]

Mental Health in the Time of COVID

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 […]