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Partner Spotlight: Chicanos Por La Causa, Empowerment for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses
by Giselle Aguiar
December 19, 2022
Chicanos Por La Causa Small Business Empowerment for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

This is the second of SCORE Greater Phoenix's Partner Spotlights where, once a month, we'll be featuring one of our strategic partners.

Hispanic business woman

Founded in 1969, Chicanos Por La Causa is more than a community activist organization. In 1980, they expanded to included Prestamos CDFI, LLC (“Prestamos”), a Community Development Financial Institution(“CDFI”) and a Community Development Entity(“CDE”). They cater specifically to minority and women-owned businesses, they also help under-resourced communities. 

Small Business Funding and Assistance

Under the Prestamos arm, women and minority-owned small businesses can apply for micro, SBA and other small business loans including, but not limited to...

black minority small business man

Besides assisting small businesses in Arizona with obtaining loans, they offer Business Empowerment Services...

No-Cost, Small Business Support Services


women and minority businesses

No matter what stage your business is in, you can get support with...

  • Social media training
  • Brand development
  • Product photography
  • Point of sale assistance
  • Financial guidance
  • Hiring assistance
  • Customer service training
  • Website development
  • Marketing sales strategies
  • Search engine optimization
  • Google business listing
  • Ecommerce development
  • Coaching
  • Collateral creation
  • Time management

They accomplish this through 1:1 homework-based coaching, self-paced customized training resources, networking opportunities, and virtual educational workshops. Click here for more information

SCORE For All: Black, Hispanic, Women, and Verteran-Owned Business Assistance


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About the author
Giselle Aguiar, AZ Social Media Wiz
Giselle Aguiar
Giselle Aguiar, founder of AZ Social Media Wiz is a social media, content & digital marketing consultant & trainer. She specializes in SEO keyword and market research, strategic planning, search engine optimization (SEO), copywriting, social media setups, training and coaching.
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