We’re Centro

We foster socioeconomic change by providing business advisory services and leadership programs to rising yet underserved entrepreneurs who want to launch or grow their businesses and create jobs in their communities.

Our Mission

As a 501c3 non-profit organization, our mission is to build thriving communities by providing underserved, low-income entrepreneurs with entrepreneurship education, one-on-one business advising, mentorship, and access to capital.

Latest News

30 November, 2022

Quarterly Capital Hub Update

In this quarterly Capital Hub update we’ll share some of our accomplishments, a new video about the Kiva process, how entrepreneurs can build their credit…
31 October, 2022

2022 Q3 Update

We have some important updates regarding entrepreneurs served, the Centro Business Planning App, access to capital, one-on-one assistance, and Centro Business Planning App. You can…
6 May, 2022

Featured E-Suite Partner: Prospera

Today we want to highlight one of our Featured E-Suite Affiliates, Prospera. Prospera partners with Latina entrepreneurs in the Bay Area to launch businesses that…
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27 January, 2022

2021 Summary Update

We are excited to share a high level summary of our work during 2021. In addition to summaries of entrepreneurs served, the Centro Business Planning…
27 July, 2021

$1 Million in Kiva loans!

In January 2020 we officially launched the Centro Capital Hub as a way to connect Centro graduates and local entrepreneurs with different capital alternatives. With…
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