PROGRAM & SERVICES

MICROBUSINESS & ASSET DEV PROGRAM

Promoting economic growth in our communities by supporting the development of small business enterprises.

Catholic Charities Microbusiness and Asset Development Program offers a wide range of services tailored to help entrepreneurs and small business owners.

We help create independence and self-sufficiency by promoting and supporting the development of small business enterprises.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

The business training program is 16 classes over an 8 week period. Daytime and evening classes are offered at least 4 times a year in both Spanish and English.

Microbusiness (offered in Spanish and English)
16 classes/ 8 weeks/2 days a week

Cleaning Academy
8 classes/ 8 weeks/ 1 day per week

Financial Education Classes
9 classes/9 weeks/1 day per week

Basic Computer Classes
6 classes/6 weeks/1 day per week

QuickBooks
6 classes/6 weeks/1 day per week

CURRICULUM

Clients learn how to create/define the following:

  • Business Plan
  • Financial Projections
  • Marketing Plan
  • Branding
  • Target Markets
  • Messaging

BUSINESS FINANCING

Micro loans of up to $5,000 are available for clients who have successfully completed the training program, submitted a feasible business plan, and completed a loan application. For higher loan amounts, our team is able to provide referrals for third party financing.

Technical Assistance

The Microbusiness computer lab offers access, training, and support services. Clients can utilize the lab to advance their basic computer skills, perform accounting and operations support activities, develop plans, and refine business processes.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND NETWORKING

We offer a variety of continuous learning opportunities, including quarterly workshops, networking activities, and alumni events.

Contact Information

Guadalupe Millan
Director, Microbusiness & Asset Development Program
402.939.4637
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Logan Lee
Business Specialist
402.939.4639
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Karol Gonzalez Rivera
Business Specialist
402.939.4638
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