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Join us for a Boots to Business-Introduction to Entrepreneurship Workshop, either in person or virtually. Contact us as Admin@arizonavboc.org to enroll!
Women's Business Centers
WBCs provide free, to low-cost counseling and training and focus on women who want to start, grow, and expand their small business.
What is a Women's Business Center?
Women's Business Centers (WBCs) are a part a national network of entrepreneurship centers throughout the United States and its territories, which are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. WBCs seek to "level the playing field" for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world.
How can a WBC help my small business?
SBA helps women entrepreneurs launch new businesses and compete in the marketplace. There are a number of resources for women-owned businesses including business training, counseling, federal contracts, and access to credit and capital.
Find your local Women's Business Center
Women’s Business Center 1008 E. Buckeye Road, #215, Phoenix, AZ 85043 | 602-767-1581 https://phoenixwbc.org
Women’s Business Center 243 W. 33rd Tucson, AZ 85713 Phone: (520) 447-8911 https://ywcatucson.org
Applying for SBA Disaster Loans
BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest Launches Main St. Matters Grant
Grant Program Details
Open to small business, with priority given to those with 5-20 employees
$500 or $1000 grant amounts will be awarded
The grant is open to qualified small businesses that are in good standing with BBB and uphold BBB Standards for Trust. We will consider a company's history of community involvement, including but not limited to, BBB accreditation.
Businesses must operate in the BBB of the Pacific Southwest service area (Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma Counties in AZ, and San Diego, Orange, and Imperial Counties in CA)
Applicants must not have previously received relief or emergency funding, loan, award or grant resulting from the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.
Let us know if you would like help getting registered for either of these classes
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