- 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.