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General Purposes

West Enterprise Center, Inc.

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period March 1, 2004–February 28, 2005
  • Location Ukiah, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus California

About this grant

West Enterprise Center is a nonprofit economic development organization that helps underserved populations in northern California’s Mendocino County increase their economic self-sufficiency and social well-being through micro-enterprise development. The center assists both start-up and expansion businesses through training workshops that teach basic entrepreneurial skills.Funding will enable the center to continue to strengthen micro-businesses in Mendocino County; increase awareness within the business and financial communities of the impact of micro-businesses; and build its capacity to achieve long-term financial sustainability.Since its establishment in 1988, West Enterprise Center has assisted more than 1,000 businesses with its training and consulting programs.