Local First Arizona Foundation has received a $25,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The funding will underwrite the cost of 12 micro-entrepreneurs to enroll in one of Local First’s programs, the Fuerza Local Business Accelerator.
The World Bazaar and Phoenix Community Market wins the LISC Phoenix Exemplary Collaborative Award.
It was Summer of celebration as 12 Latinx micro entrepreneurs became the first Fuerza Local Business Accelerator cohort to graduate in Southern Arizona. The twelve graduates represented various industries including cosmetology, photography, IT services, finance, and of course restaurants and hospitality.